prosthetics

New Implant Method Could Give Amputees Direct Nerve Control of Artificial Limbs

New Implant Method Could Give Amputees Direct Nerve Control of Artificial Limbs

By filtering bioelectric signals, researchers detected nerve firings with near-perfect accuracy.
New Implant Method Could Give Amputees Direct Nerve Control of Artificial Limbs

New Implant Method Could Give Amputees Direct Nerve Control of Artificial Limbs

By filtering bioelectric signals, researchers detected nerve firings with near-perfect accuracy.
This ‘Electronic Skin’ Could Give Prosthetics a Sense of Touch

This ‘Electronic Skin’ Could Give Prosthetics a Sense of Touch

The breakthrough could also make for smarter, more sensitive robots.
This ‘Electronic Skin’ Could Give Prosthetics a Sense of Touch

This ‘Electronic Skin’ Could Give Prosthetics a Sense of Touch

The breakthrough could also make for smarter, more sensitive robots.
New Prosthetic Arm Powered by Bluetooth and Brainwaves

New Prosthetic Arm Powered by Bluetooth and Brainwaves

Doctors in the Netherlands are now testing a new type of prosthetic "click-on" arm that is connected to the patient's existing nerves. It needs a little help from Bluetooth, but the end result is a
U.K. Engineers Have Developed a Prosthetic Hand That Can 'See'

U.K. Engineers Have Developed a Prosthetic Hand That Can 'See'

The bionic hand is fitted with a camera that 'instantaneously takes a picture of the object in front of it, assesses its shape and size and triggers a series of movements in the hand.'
Bionic Carbon Fiber Arm From Lamborghini? It Could Happen

Bionic Carbon Fiber Arm From Lamborghini? It Could Happen

Automobili Lamborghini's expertise in carbon fiber may lead to implants and prosthetics. Oddly, a Ferrari is involved as well. The post Bionic Carbon Fiber Arm From Lamborghini? It Could Happen
This 7-year-old delivered a strike with her 3D-printed hand before the World Series

This 7-year-old delivered a strike with her 3D-printed hand before the World Series

The video will give you chills. The post This 7-year-old delivered a strike with her 3D-printed hand before the World Series appeared first on The Daily Dot.
AI is transforming medical diagnosis, prosthetics, and vision aids

AI is transforming medical diagnosis, prosthetics, and vision aids

GUEST: While the repercussions of a fully AI-driven world remain a mystery, it is gradually becoming evident that AI could soon be providing us with more accurate solutions for health issues that

Jellyfish-inspired e-skin glows when it's in 'pain'

Artificial skin stands to have a variety uses, with potential applications in everything from robots to prosthetics. And in recent years, researchers have been able to instill sensory perception, like
Navy Seal Continues Service with ‘Sons of the Flag’ Effort to Help Burn Survivors

Navy Seal Continues Service with ‘Sons of the Flag’ Effort to Help Burn Survivors

In 2012, Ryan “Birdman” Parrott founded Sons of the Flag, a nonprofit organization that has helped more than 1,000 burn survivors connect to medical treatment.
Doctors will help end hearing loss by 3D printing tiny prosthetic ear bones

Doctors will help end hearing loss by 3D printing tiny prosthetic ear bones

Researchers at Baltimore’s University of Maryland School of Medicine are doing their part to end hearing loss by using a 3D printer to fabricate prosthetic copies of the tiny bones in the middle
The Glow Up Gaze: Mama Cax Is Redefining the Runway

The Glow Up Gaze: Mama Cax Is Redefining the Runway

When you meet model, blogger and advocate Mama Cax—Cax, for short—you’re not sure where to look first: at her gleaming brown skin and bald head, her sculpted features, whatever ridiculously sick

Artificial Intelligence Is Fueling Smarter Prosthetics Than Ever Before

Thanks to advances in batteries, brain-controlled robotics, and AI, today’s mechanical limbs can do everything from twist and point to grab and lift.
Emerging Markets Are the Next Frontier of 3D Printing

Emerging Markets Are the Next Frontier of 3D Printing

Emerging markets can use the technology to leapfrog development stages to go straight to local, high-tech production.
Emerging Markets Are the Next Frontier of 3D Printing

Emerging Markets Are the Next Frontier of 3D Printing

Emerging markets can use the technology to leapfrog development stages to go straight to local, high-tech production.
Woman gets equipped with bionic hand that can actually feel

Woman gets equipped with bionic hand that can actually feel

Prosthetics have improved my leaps and bounds over the past century and we've reached a point where someone with an artificial limb is often just as capable (and in some cases even more capable) than
A US Paralympian designed Team USA's snowboard prosthetics

A US Paralympian designed Team USA's snowboard prosthetics

Mike Schultz was a professional snowmobile racer, and a damn good one at that. But in 2008, his life's course took a turn after a competition accident shattered his left knee and left him clinging to
Rugged e-skin can heal its cuts and scrapes

Rugged e-skin can heal its cuts and scrapes

Scientists dream of prosthetics and robots with electronic skin that can convey heat and pressure just like the real thing, but there's a big problem getting in the way: the outside world. Bumps and
Cara Delevingne’s reptilian ear will haunt you in your sleep

Cara Delevingne’s reptilian ear will haunt you in your sleep

Today in WTF: Cara Delevingne showed up to Dior’s recent fashion show with a reptilian-looking ear. Yes, you read that correctly. The actress/model’s…