Prosthetic

12.29.15
Derby the dog gets better 3D-printed paw prosthetics
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Derby the dog gets better 3D-printed paw prosthetics

He walks and sits more like other dogs now.

By M. Moon,   12.29.15
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10.18.15
Scientists make an artificial heart out of foam
10.18.15

Scientists make an artificial heart out of foam

Cornell's new foam heart is a peek at a future of softer, smarter transplants.

By J. Fingas,   10.18.15
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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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09.14.15
Prosthetic hand restores a man's sense of touch
09.14.15

Prosthetic hand restores a man's sense of touch

DARPA has successfully tested a prosthetic hand that delivers a "near-natural" sense of touch.

By J. Fingas,   09.14.15
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06.09.15
Bionic leg climbs stairs with ease
06.09.15

Bionic leg climbs stairs with ease

As advanced as prosthetic feet and legs have become, they're frequently lousy with stairs. You usu...

By J. Fingas,   06.09.15
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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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05.17.15
Wounded turtle can return to the ocean thanks to a 3D-printed beak
05.17.15

Wounded turtle can return to the ocean thanks to a 3D-printed beak

Look, we know this sea turtle's prosthetic beak has a tragic backstory, but it sure makes the rept...

By M. Moon,   05.17.15
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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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03.24.15
Super-precise artificial hand uses smart wires as muscles
03.24.15

Super-precise artificial hand uses smart wires as muscles

As a rule, bionic hands are clunky contraptions made of motors, pneumatics and other machinery tha...

By J. Fingas,   03.24.15
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