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Inside the lives of disabled parents during the pandemic
From visiting their kids to getting vaccine appointments, the challenges have stacked up. But there have been benefits, too.
How the objects we hold become extensions of our bodies
Use a smart phone enough and your brain will imagine it as part of you.
How different wheelchair designs can help Paralympians excel
Each sport requires different adaptations to the basic chair.
Six futuristic body hacks that exist right now
And what they might do next.
Designing for accessibility: From Frida Kahlo’s corsets to Franklin Roosevelt’s leg braces
Small innovations can go a long way.
Quadriplegic Driver Gets the First Autonomous Vehicle Driver’s License
Nevada issues the first license of its kind in the country to Sam Schmidt
Robot Visits White House
In honor of the ADA's 25th anniversary
Archive Gallery: PopSci Lends a Hand to the Disabled
Swinging crutches, shovel-shaped prostheses, the echo flashlight, and other vintage inventions to help people with disabilities
Robotic Arm Opens Doors For the Wheelchair-Bound
For people confined to wheelchairs, the proliferation of ramps has greatly enhanced their mobility. Unfortunately, opening doors remains an omnipresent,...
Laser-Enabled Wheelchair Autonomously Navigates City
For the blind and the physically disabled, moving about a busy urban environment alone presents a constant challenge. For the...