One of the study participants walking with a prototype of the new prosthetic leg. (Credit: Federica Barberi)
A new prosthetic leg integrates with a wearer’s nervous system to give real-time feedback about their environment. Users can report they can “feel” where their artificial leg is in space, giving them the ability to complete a range of tasks previously out of reach.
Researchers described tests with the new prosthetic in Science Translational Medicine this week in three patients with