Scientists create 'third thumb' in robot prosthetic world first

Study participants who wore an additional robotic thumb, attaching below the pinky finger, adapted so naturally they were even able to complete tasks like building a tower of blocks...blindfolded.The amazing project was the work of researchers from the University College London (UCL) Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and designer Dani Clode, who began developing the device, called the Third Thumb, as part of an award-winning graduate project at the Royal College of Art.

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