Amputee with prosthetic arm holding a cherry tomato

Biomedical engineering’s Dustin Tyler discusses how his lab is working to restore the sense of touch

Feel Me: What the new science of touch says about ourselves
The New YorkerDustin Tyler, associate professor of biomedical engineering, discussed how his lab is working with Igor Spetic, who lost his right hand in an industrial accident, to give him the sense of touch back. “What we’ve discovered is that the language of touch is what matters most,” he said.