After a riding accident left him without the use of his legs, Irish jockey Jonjo Bright thought he'd never walk again. Then he stepped into the Ekso suit.
An artificial ankle created at the MIT Media Lab is made of chips and sensors that work together to adjust ankle stiffness, power, and position. One wearer was able to dance the rumba.
Cybernetic Venus flytrap anyone? MIT researchers create plants that are part machine, all awesome, and could one day even be turned into living gas detectors.
Created using the hardware of Vanderbilt University and the advanced algorithms of the RIC, this bionic leg is the most advanced below-the-waist prosthetic limb ever created.
With the first thought-controlled bionic leg pioneered in Chicago, the next steps for smart prosthetics are refining them for widespread use and tackling a huge hurdle: sensory feedback.
After more than 20 years in the making, the world's first FDA-approved bionic eye will soon be launching commercially in the United States. The device could help the tens of thousands of people who suffer from a rare, degenerative eye disease. CNET's Sumi Das explains how the Argus II device works to bring light into the darkness.
Doctors have saved the life of a newborn baby with the aid of a 3D printed model that helped them plan his heart surgery.
By electrically stimulating the severed part of the spinal cord, scientists are able to precisely control in real-time the limbs of a paralysed rat -- and human trials are on the way.
Could getting a new face be as easy as ordering a mask online? One woman's statement on beauty has giant anime eyes, long lashes, and a high nose bridge to help you meet today's standards.
Ten contenders enter the Google Impact Challenge, proposing new technology that will help people around the world.