Prosthetics

08.04.16
Dust-sized wireless sensors could control prosthetics someday
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Dust-sized wireless sensors could control prosthetics someday

The current iteration's about the size of a grain of rice, but they could be much smaller in the future.

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03.30.16
ICYMI: A space-based full service stop, bat drone and more
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ICYMI: A space-based full service stop, bat drone and more

DARPA wants to create robotic servicing vehicles to inspect and fix satellites.

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10.16.15
Stanford researchers make artificial skin that senses touch
10.16.15

Stanford researchers make artificial skin that senses touch

Technology that could help amputees in the future to feel touch once again.

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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.

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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.

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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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05.14.15
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...

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