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Jun 19, 2014 10:00 AM ET // AFP
Cyberdyne has allied with Kawasaki to explore ways to expand real-life applications of robotic exoskeletons.
May 12, 2014 01:25 PM ET // AFP
The DEKA Arm System -- nicknamed the Luke arm after Luke Skywalker in Star Wars -- is coming to market.
Apr 14, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Engineers have built better prosthetics for the 16 survivors who lost limbs when bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon.
Mar 6, 2014 01:37 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Jason Barnes' robotic prosthesis allows him to play just as well, or better, than any other drummer. Continue reading →
Feb 18, 2014 02:45 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The research could lead to implants that help patients overcome paralysis.
Feb 5, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Sensors measure and convert the tension from artificial tendons into an electrical current that nerves in this man's arm receive and interpret. Continue reading →
Nov 9, 2013 08:50 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Avatar crime fighters, glow-in-the-dark ice cream and a bulletproof, pinstripe suit are what caught our eye this week.
Nov 7, 2013 11:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The research could lead to brain-machine interfaces that restore mobility to limbs of paralyzed patients.
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