Prostheticlimbs

07.05.12
Double amputee Oscar Pistorius will race in the London Olympic games
07.05.12

Double amputee Oscar Pistorius will race in the London Olympic games

Four years ago, double amputee Oscar Pistorius -- aka the Blade Runner -- was battling bureaucracy...

By J. Trew,   07.05.12
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10.23.10
Man with bionic arms dies after car crash
10.23.10

Man with bionic arms dies after car crash

Otto Bock's mind-controlled bionic arms let Austria's Christian Kandlbauer work, play and even driv...

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08.10.10
New prosthesis sends feedback to the brain, might alleviate phantom pain
08.10.10

New prosthesis sends feedback to the brain, might alleviate phantom pain

Even as prosthetic technology advances, the problem of phantom limb sensation persists. Essentially...

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07.18.10
DARPA-funded prosthetic arm reaches phase three, would-be cyborgs celebrate
07.18.10

DARPA-funded prosthetic arm reaches phase three, would-be cyborgs celebrate

Last we heard from Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory, it wanted a neurally-cont...

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05.12.10
Mind-controlled prosthetic arm moving to market in Europe
05.12.10

Mind-controlled prosthetic arm moving to market in Europe

Germany-based Otto Bock Healthcare has announced that its prototype prosthetic arm which can be con...

By L. Dziuban,   05.12.10
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07.31.09
Brain Carpet microelectrodes could help translate thoughts into actions more effectively
07.31.09

Brain Carpet microelectrodes could help translate thoughts into actions more effectively

Researchers at the University of Utah have developed a new, more precise way of placing microelec...

By L. Dziuban,   07.31.09
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02.13.09
DIY prosthesis all the rage in Tasmania
02.13.09

DIY prosthesis all the rage in Tasmania

When the doctors told amputee Mark Lesek that the severity of his injury made him ineligible for a...

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01.17.08
Prosthetic-limbed runner disqualified from Olympics
01.17.08

Prosthetic-limbed runner disqualified from Olympics

Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee sprinter, has been denied a shot at the Olympics... for being too...

By J. Topolsky,   01.17.08
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