Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Juan Arredondo: The **REAL** Bionic Man

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Here's another sci-fi turned reality: Retired Army Sergeant Juan Arrendondo, a victim of a bombing at Iraq has just been outfitted with a bionic arm.

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Juan Arrendondo is a recipient of an i-Limb Hand, an electro-mechanical thingamajig that emulates the movement of a missing hand. The control is so precise that according to his testimonial, Juan Arredondo says that he can grab a styrofoam cup without crushing it.

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