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prosthetic

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Futuristic prosthetic officially headed to market soon (Tomorrow Daily 388 show notes)

LUKE (named after Luke Skywalker) is an advanced, modular prosthetic arm with over 10,000 hours of testing, and it'll finally be available later this year.

By 12 July 2016

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Advanced prosthetic named after Luke Skywalker will be available this year (Tomorrow Daily 388)

A DARPA-funded prosthetic finally makes it way to patients this year; also, a machine that creates hamster art (that also happens to be powered by live hamsters).

By 12 July 2016

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Wearing a Deus Ex-inspired bionic arm is the future of prosthetics

The futuristic world of Deus Ex could soon be a reality after the game's creators announced a project with Razer and Open Bionics to create a prosthetic arm based on the world of the game.

By 10 June 2016

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This artificial limb uses Myo armbands for gesture control (Tomorrow Daily 301 show notes)

Johns Hopkins University tested a prosthetic that uses two Myo bands for control instead of surgically implanted sensors, and the design could mean artificial limbs with high function and lower cost in the the future.

By 21 January 2016

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Gesture-controlled prosthetic tech looks promising (Tomorrow Daily 301)

Jeff and Ashley cover an artificial limb that uses external armbands to move and a robot designed to scavenge radioactive material in locations too dangerous for humans.

By 21 January 2016

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Myo armbands used to control prosthetic arm

The Myo gesture-controlled armband has been used to create a robotic prosthetic arm that can be controlled by the user's muscles.

By 19 January 2016

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Lucky dog gets a fancy fresh set of 3D-printed prosthetic legs

Derby, a dog born with deformed front legs, gets a new pair of high-tech prosthetics that let him walk, run and sit like a regular pup.

By 5 January 2016

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Disabled kitty gets prosthetic titanium legs

A rescue cat that turned up at a shelter missing his back feet has been fitted with titanium prosthetics to help him get around.

By 3 December 2015

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Cheaper prosthetic arms let kids become a Jedi Knight, Iron Man or Elsa

Open Bionics, a UK-based company that makes affordable prosthetic limbs, has partnered with Disney to create bionic arms that let kids feel like Elsa from "Frozen," Iron Man or a Jedi for around $3,000.

By 14 October 2015

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Brain-connected prosthetic hand restores a paralysed man's sense of touch

A mind-controlled prosthetic hand created by DARPA has now allowed a paralysed patient to feel physical sensations.

By 15 September 2015