Photo of the Day

April 17, 2020

Bionic Movement

This bionic arm was cutting-edge technology when it appeared in the January 2010 issue. Twenty motors made it work, and it included sensors that allowed the user to register touch.
PHOTOGRAPH BY MARK THIESSEN, NAT GEO IMAGE COLLECTION

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