The next generation of artificial limbs-fused directly to human bone and commanded by the brain-promises effortless, natural motion. It can't come soon enough for the newest group of prosthetics wearers: U.S. soldiers
By Suzanne Sataline
Posted 07.01.2006 at 2:00 am 1 Comment
Launch the slideshow to see the tech behind today's–and tomorrow's–advanced prosthetics. Also, click here to learn how high-tech prosthetics help disabled athletes stay on top of their game.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.