The method could help give surgeons more feedback about how close they are to soft tissue during robot-assisted surgery, researchers say.
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"We found that children who had been coded at some point with physical abuse were more likely to have also been brought in for treatment of a fingertip injury."
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When it comes to making errors on your smartphone touchscreen, it's all in the thumbs. But it's length, not thickness, that matters.
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The AuraRing system can track hand movements and the user's finger, which could allow finer control over games, smartphones, VR, and more.
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Extremely rare lemurs called aye-ayes have long, spidery fingers for spearing grubs. Scientists have just discovered that they have "pseudothumbs," as well.
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A test of mobile typing speed reveals that the gap between mobile and desktop has narrowed. You can try the texting speed assessment for yourself.
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A new e-glove can help people with prosthetic hands feel pressure and temperature, while also giving prostheses the softness and warmth of real skin.
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"...this is another instance where you're seeing that staying physically active affects your overall health and your cognitive health."
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Nerve transfer surgery shows promise in restoring some hand movement for people with tetraplegia after a spinal cord injury.
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