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What do Lewis Hamilton and Iron Man have in common?

Emma, Wednesday 17th August, 2011


What do Lewis Hamilton and Iron Man have in common...?

They both work in industries that have helped a teenage boy who was born without one of his hands have a new lease of life!

The formula 1 team Mercedes GP Petronas have collaborated with Touch Bionics to use technology from both of their engineering teams to create a brand new hand for Matthew James.  His new hand will have motors in each of the fingers to allow independent control which means he'll be able to perform tasks that would otherwise be impossible for him.

Check out the link below to read more about it.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-14528118