prosthetics

6.21.19

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

Losing a limb always means something in Star Wars. Maybe too much.

1.11.19

New Prosthetic Allows Amputees to Walk and Swim Without Changing Legs

New 3D-printed prosthetic design helps amputees stay active in the water.

12.5.18

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.

10.17.18

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.

12.20.17

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.

9.11.17

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.

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5.4.17

This Bionic Hand Uses AI to Grab Things Automatically

It feels more like a real hand.

2.24.17

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.

2.9.17

The Man/Machine Interface Just Got an Upgrade

New prosthetic technology uses signals from spinal motor neurons for improved performance.

1.6.17

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.

12.30.16

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.

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