Amputee

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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05.09.14
FDA approves a life-like prosthetic arm from the man who invented the Segway
05.09.14

FDA approves a life-like prosthetic arm from the man who invented the Segway

After years of testing, the FDA today approved a new type of prosthetic arm that its makers claim...

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04.26.11
Researchers take one step closer to neural-controlled bionic legs for safer mobility
04.26.11

Researchers take one step closer to neural-controlled bionic legs for safer mobility

We've seen our fair share of prosthetic arms and computer interfaces operated with little more than...

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02.24.11
Power Knee motorized prosthetic officially available in US, Europe -- race of cyborgs still in infancy
02.24.11

Power Knee motorized prosthetic officially available in US, Europe -- race of cyborgs still in infancy

We reported on Ossur's robotic prosthetic back in 2009, and now amputees in Europe and the United S...

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02.22.10
Energy-recycling foot makes it easier for amputees to walk
02.22.10

Energy-recycling foot makes it easier for amputees to walk

What's better than an artificial nose? Why, an artificial foot, of course! University of Michigan r...

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02.25.09
Double-amputee New Zealander has mermaid dreams fulfilled
02.25.09

Double-amputee New Zealander has mermaid dreams fulfilled

New Zealander Nadya Vessey -- who lost both of her legs to the knee when she was a child -- has jus...

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