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  1. Phantom Limb

    Even when the exhibition hall was almost empty on Tuesday night, the Revolutionizing Prosthetics booth was surrounded three layers deep by admirers. DARPA's "bionic" arm was demonstrated by Jesse Sullivan, an electrician whose arms had to be amputated at the shoulder after he accidentally touched an active cable. The prosthetic arm is the result of a $50 million effort led by Johns Hopkins' Applied Physics Laboratory and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Though it is in the second phase of a program that is due for completion in 2009, the Proto-1* demonstration already looks like a finished …

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