Prosthetics

10.12.15
Young amputees will soon get 'Iron Man' and 'Star Wars' bionic hands
10.12.15

Young amputees will soon get 'Iron Man' and 'Star Wars' bionic hands

Open Bionics has teamed up with Disney to develop bionic hands inspired by Iron Man, Star Wars and Frozen.

By N. Summers,   10.12.15
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07.29.15
Gripping objects takes much more brain power than we thought
07.29.15

Gripping objects takes much more brain power than we thought

Researchers from Brown University have made some crucial discoveries about how our brains co-ordinate gripping.

By D. Cooper,   07.29.15
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05.20.15
Prosthetic foot only needs 'mind control' for movement
05.20.15

Prosthetic foot only needs 'mind control' for movement

During a press conference in Copenhagen on Wednesday, prosthetics manufacturer Ossur announced the...

By A. Tarantola,   05.20.15
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05.14.15
Prosthetic electrodes will return amputees' sense of touch
05.14.15

Prosthetic electrodes will return amputees' sense of touch

For all the functionality and freedom that modern prosthetics provide, they still cannot give...

By A. Tarantola,   05.14.15
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05.08.15
Japanese bankers get exosuits to help move stacks of cash
05.08.15

Japanese bankers get exosuits to help move stacks of cash

Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation announced Friday that it will provide Hybrid Assistive...

By A. Tarantola,   05.08.15
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04.01.15
'Thinking cap' controls prosthetic arm with thoughts, not surgery
04.01.15

'Thinking cap' controls prosthetic arm with thoughts, not surgery

The ability to control prosthetics with only the power of your mind has been around for a while, b...

By A. Tarantola,   04.01.15
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02.25.15
Mind-controlled drones promise a future of hands-free flying
02.25.15

Mind-controlled drones promise a future of hands-free flying

There have been tentative steps into thought-controlled drones in the past, but Tekever and a team...

By J. Fingas,   02.25.15
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12.18.14
Derby the dog got 3D-printed paw prosthethics, now watch him run
12.18.14

Derby the dog got 3D-printed paw prosthethics, now watch him run

Derby was born with deformations in both of his front legs, making movement and any kind of speed...

By M. Smith,   12.18.14
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09.17.14
Goat-inspired prosthetic leg will give rock climbers better footing
09.17.14

Goat-inspired prosthetic leg will give rock climbers better footing

For all the neural-controlled, bluetooth-enabled and sport-specific prosthetics humanity has desig...

By S. Buckley,   09.17.14
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