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Robot hand

Robotics student Gildo Andreoni interacts with a Dexmart robotic hand built at the University of Bologna in the Robotville exhibition at the Science Museum on November 29, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Robotic hand displays human-like skills

European researchers

said Aug. 3 they had developed the world's first real-sized,

five-fingered robotic hand able to grasp and manipulate objects with

human-like dexterity.