`Star Wars` robot arm approved in US

A first-of-its-kind mind-controlled robotic limb that mimics natural motions of a natural arm and can allow users to perform complex tasks such as cooking food and brushing hair has been approved in the US.

Star Wars-styled robotic arm approved for mass production

DARPA, the US Defense Department`s advanced research agency, had set out to find a better solution for amputees than the metal hooks still widely used today nearly eight years ago.