Student designer invents prosthetic tentacle

05/29/2013 | Huffington Post, The

A prosthetic tentacle invented by a student designer offers an alternate take on the traditional artificial arm. A motor curls or uncurls the device, which can grip objects of different sizes and shapes. "The prosthetic needed to be both flexible and adjustable in order to accommodate a variety of different grips," wrote the inventor, Kaylene Kau, from Taipei, Taiwan.

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