prosthetics

Games News

Why Dismemberment in 'Jedi: Fallen Order' is Such a Big Deal

Losing a limb always means something in Star Wars. Maybe too much.
Matthew Gault
6.21.19
watch

New Prosthetic Allows Amputees to Walk and Swim Without Changing Legs

New 3D-printed prosthetic design helps amputees stay active in the water.
Rob Dozier
1.11.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Is How 'Suspiria' Pulled Off Its Most Gruesome, Puke-Inducing Scenes

It turns out no one actually ripped their body apart for the sake of the film.
River Donaghey
12.5.18
robots

This Robotic Hand Can Shift Gears to Catch a Beer Can and Crush It

By creating a lightweight, 3D-printed “transmission,” engineers were able to build a hand that is strong when it needs to be and fast when it needs to be.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.17.18
happy holidays

Watch This Humanoid Robot Doing Pushups and Crunches and Reckon with Your Own Mortality

Researchers say the robots will help with the development of prostheses.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.20.17
Dear Future

How We'll Eventually Control Everything With Our Minds

Brain-controlled computers are currently helping paralyzed patients, but one day they might be used to control everything around you.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.11.17
Handy Invention

Watch a Prosthetic Third Thumb Play Guitar and Hold Wine Glasses

Three thumbs up.
Samantha Cole
7.5.17
bionic arm

This Bionic Hand Uses AI to Grab Things Automatically

It feels more like a real hand.
Samantha Cole
5.4.17
Whoa

People Around the World Are Now Printing Their Own Body Parts

For those who are missing limbs, 3D printing can make new prosthetics faster, cheaper, and better.
Ian Birrell
2.24.17
Whoa

The Man/Machine Interface Just Got an Upgrade

New prosthetic technology uses signals from spinal motor neurons for improved performance.
Sheherzad Preisler
2.9.17
Paris

This Bionic Nerf Gun Can Be Fired Without a Hand

Parisian maker collective Hackerloop has lots of Nerf battles. They wanted their friend with no hand to be able to join in the fun, so they built him a custom nonlethal weapon.
Grennan Milliken
1.6.17
Holy Shit

The Brain Can Adopt Prosthetics As Its Own, Study Says

Using electric brain stimulation, researchers tricked people into accepting a rubber hand as part of their body.
Dan Roe
12.30.16
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