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From a next-generation prosthetic hand to an exercise plan tailored to sugary drinks, we bring you the most innovative stories from the world of wellness research.

PSFK has partnered with Boehringer Ingelheim to bring you a snapshot of Ten Innovative Ideas each week that are reshaping the health care industry. Continue reading below for the most exciting ideas from the past seven days.

Luke Skywalker’s Robotic Hand Jumps From The Silver Screen Into Reality The Bebionic3 is a myoelectric prosthetic hand that uses the residual neuro-muscular signals from a person’s muscles to operate a number of precise functions, ushering in a new era of synthetic limbs. Featuring a range of 14 hand positions and grips, the next-generation prosthetic hand gives users the ability to write with a pen, delicately hold glasses and bottles, and even crack eggs. The futuristic-looking Bebionic3 is also offered with a skin-tone glove to hide the mechanical functions and approximate the appearance of a real hand.

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