MESA science competition focuses on prosthetic arms

High-school students in Stockton, Calif., built a hand and arm prosthesis for less than $20 as their entry in the Math Engineering Science Achievement state championship, which this year focused on the design and fabrication of prosthetic arms. Users of the two-pronged device built by the Stagg High School team were able to pick up and drink from a can of soda and write with a pen. The students used a donated prosthesis to help them develop their own design, which used 26 items, including duct tape, air tubing, fishing line and football padding to create a low-cost device.

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