Keeping dogs, cats, and llamas on their feet
A prosthetic hand that's as functional as an electronic model—but at a fraction of the cost
Madeline Gannon wants to unlock the designer in all of us.
A jet-propelled body board, cheaper prosthetic hand and more
An open-source, lightweight, personalized prosthetic hand
Putting the art in artificial limbs
Colin Cook didn't let an amputated leg stop him
Don't mind me, my eyes just got a little misty mountain
Scientists study human-robot interaction through child's play
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
Rapid prototyping and dual-material printing FTW.
Anyone with a 3D printer can lend a hand
The latest generation of sport-specific prosthetics allow elite amputee athletes to run faster and climb higher than ever before
No longer just for Oscar the cat
It's the closest we have come to a naturally functioning hand
A startup based in Jordan is finding out
Work-around surgeries for missing limbs, quick fixes to mend Nazi bones and tricks for lengthening uneven limbs; when it comes to special ops, the Doctor is in
Getting closer to lifelike
Plus, the future of bionic limbs
Staff Sergeant James Sides lost his right arm in an IED explosion in Afghanistan. Now he's the first patient in an FDA trial testing an implantable, muscle-connected controller for prosthetics.
Multiple groups are trying to recycle used artificial limbs and devices like pacemakers.