Undated handout photo issued by Ottobock Healthcare of Christopher Taylor using his £47,000 Michelangelo hand to grate a carrot as the engineer who lost his right hand in a jet ski accident has become the first person in the UK to be fitted with the revolutionary life-like bionic limb. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday January 24, 2013. The £47,000 Michelangelo hand is controlled by muscle signals from Christopher Taylorís brain, with the four fingers and thumb able to move independently of each other. Using the device, Mr Taylor, a married father-of-three, is able to grip items – vital for his job as a self-employed lifting equipment engineer. See PA story HEALTH Hand. Photo credit should read: Ottobock Healthcare/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

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