Prosthetic

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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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