A father who lost all four limbs to a deadly infection is working with scientists to develop revolutionary prosthetics that could change the lives of amputees around the world.
The pioneering technology has enabled Alex Lewis from North Hampshire - to control a Star Wars-style robotic hand using muscle vibrations .
The team at Imperial College London say having Alex as a guinea pig is invaluable.
Kerry Swain has been following his story over the last fourteen months.
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