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“prosthetics”

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.
Oct 18, 2013 05:30 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Roboticists create an amalgam of the most advanced human prostheses -- from robotic limbs to artificial organs to a blood-pumping circulatory system.
Sep 26, 2013 09:35 AM ET // LiveScience
Zac Vawter is the first amputee with a thought-controlled bionic leg.
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