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Watch a Chef Complete Knifework with a Bionic Arm

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Montana chef Eduardo Garcia (who, according to the Huffington Post, lost his left hand in an accidental electrocution in 2011), is back in the kitchen with a top-of-the-line bionic arm. Although Garcia is right-handed, a KPTV reporter notes that the full control of the new left hand gives the chef the ability to "deftly slice a thin vanilla bean, chop, and more."

The science-y part: The bionic technology connects Garcia's skin with electrodes in the prosthesis, allowing the chef to use his forearm muscles to control finger and hand movement. Engineers note that the prosthesis, which can form 25 different grips, was fine-tuned especially for Garcia's needs as a chef.

Video: Chef Gets Bionic Hand

· Chef Gets Bionic Hand [YouTube via HuffPo]
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