Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within days > Health-in-Motion 16 August 2017 'A hand that sees' Biomedical engineers at Newcastle University in the UK are working on what they are calling ‘a hand that sees’ to improve the lives of amputees. This prosthetic hand is equipped with a camera and is able to grasp and manipulate objects automatically, without the wearer having to think about it, by taking photographs of them and assessing their size and shape. “For the first time in a century, we have developed an 'intuitive' hand that can react without thinking," explains Dr Kianoush Nazarpour, one of the engineers involved. 0 More: Daily Dose: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within daysHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Parenting Can you get pregnant from pre-ejaculate fluid? Fitness 5 reasons why old-school aerobics is still the best workout Parenting What’s the best sex position to conceive a baby? Sex Can the Pill lower her sex drive? Your questions answered Lifestyle This is why you have to pee so often in the morning Lifestyle SEE: The science of smartphone addiction From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?