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Why Do Prosthetic Limbs Feel Way Heavier Than Biological Ones?

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Published on Jul 28, 2018

Because biological limbs are connected to our skeletons, we don't notice that they weigh a lot! As technology develops, scientists have designed lighter, more functional prostheses and the latest can even use the skeleton like a biological limb does!

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