Prosthetic

03.23.15
This $300 cybernetic arm gets its smarts from your cellphone
03.23.15

This $300 cybernetic arm gets its smarts from your cellphone

Iron Man isn't the only one 3D-printing artificial limbs these days. But unlike the mechanical han...

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03.19.15
Cyberlegs project wants to equip amputees with robotic limbs
03.19.15

Cyberlegs project wants to equip amputees with robotic limbs

You'll see a lot more instances of robotic arms in the news, but it doesn't mean high-tech prosthe...

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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...

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11.15.14
Recommended Reading: NYC's new subway hub is an architectural marvel
11.15.14

Recommended Reading: NYC's new subway hub is an architectural marvel

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the...

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10.13.14
Amputees can now control artificial limbs with their minds
10.13.14

Amputees can now control artificial limbs with their minds

Artificial limbs controlled by muscle movement are already a thing, but what if someone developed...

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10.10.14
Researchers manipulate electrical signals to give prosthetic limbs a sense of touch
10.10.14

Researchers manipulate electrical signals to give prosthetic limbs a sense of touch

Adding the sense of touch to prosthetic limbs could significantly improve an amputee's quality of...

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09.05.14
Antler-inspired prosthetic merges with your bone to feel like a real limb
09.05.14

Antler-inspired prosthetic merges with your bone to feel like a real limb

Someday, robotic prostheses and exoskeletons might be so commonplace that amputees will no longer...

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08.29.14
3D-printed mesh gives man with half a skull hope for recovery
08.29.14

3D-printed mesh gives man with half a skull hope for recovery

People have been patching up their bodies with foreign parts for ages now, but 3D printing has onl...

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08.26.14
iPod touch stolen, used by war vet for prosthetic hand control
08.26.14

iPod touch stolen, used by war vet for prosthetic hand control

The opinion people have about thieves in general is pretty low, but a thief who broke into the tru...

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