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Bionic gloves help a disabled pianist to play the piano again

Legendary Brazilian pianist João Carlos Martins can play piano again after 20 years, thanks to two bionic prosthetic gloves. Martins, who turned 80 this year, he was a virtuoso pianist at the age of 18 and gained worldwide fame. When he visited Bulgaria in 1995, was attacked by two criminals, which caused him a serious head injury. After this attack, he could not use his right hand again, and a few years later he had the same problem with the left. 20 years after, a pair of gloves made by Brazilian engineer and designer Ubiratan Bizarro Costa, they gave him the ability to play his favorite musical instrument again.

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