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2013 Invention Awards: Firm Footing
A prosthetic limb that puts athletes back in the game.
Experiment Gives Phantom Limb Syndrome To People Who Have All Of Their Limbs
A simple illusion caused subjects to mentally process an extra hand.
Double-Amputee Sprinter Oscar Pistorius Will Be First Amputee to Compete in the World Championships
Oscar Pistorius of South Africa just qualified for the 400-meter and the 4×400-meter relay races at this year’s World Championships,...
DARPA Seeks Prosthetics Directly Controllable Through Brain Implants
Artificial limbs have advanced quite a bit since the days of the pirate peg leg, but not nearly enough for...
This Spring’s Hottest New Accessory: a Bionic Limb?
As if people weren’t worrying enough about advanced prostheses making amputees stronger than normal humans, now we have to worry...
Partial-Hand Amputees Get Better Bionic Fingers
It seems like every few weeks someone claims to have built the newest and most revolutionary prosthetic hand, and while...
So Do Prosthetic Limbs Give Sprinters an Advantage Or Not?
After a year-long study of the case of Oscar Pistorius, two starkly opposing scientific camps emerge on each side of the debate
Study Proves That Specialized Prosthetic Legs Grant No Advantage In Sprinting
In 2008, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) banned double amputee Oscar Pistorius from racing in the 2008 Summer...