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Amputee simultaneously controls two prosthetic arms with his mind

In a world first, a double amputee has been fitted with two prosthetic limbs -- which he can control simultaneously just by thinking.

By 18 December 2014

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Lucky dog runs free with 3D-printed prosthetics

A pooch born with deformed front legs gets to run like other dogs for the first time after getting fitted with a custom set of 3D-printed prosthetics.

By 18 December 2014

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Prosthetic 'smart' skin can feel all of the things

A stretchy synthetic skin is embedded with sensors to replicate a skin-like sense of touch for prosthetics.

By 10 December 2014

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3D-printed prosthetic Iron Man hand not grown, built

A child-sized 3D-printed prosthetic hand packs in LEDs for a light-up thruster, Bluetooth, an Arduino and options for a whole bunch of cool Iron Man tech.

By 16 October 2014

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Mind-controlled prosthetic arm now a reality

A man in Sweden has become the first recipient of a mind-controlled prosthetic arm that is directly interfaced with muscle, bone and nerves.

By 9 October 2014

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Prosthetic hand with Wolverine claws is the best there is at what it does

A custom 3D-printed prosthetic hand brings the "snikt" with Marvel hero Wolverine's signature colours -- and detachable claws.

By 10 September 2014

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Hero the calf walks again on new prosthetic legs

Double amputee Hero has been given a pair of new "high tech" prosthetic hooves after losing his real ones to frostbite.

By 26 May 2014

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Maker 3D-prints himself a prosthetic flexing fingertip

A determined maker without health insurance learns the ropes of 3D printing to make himself a new fingertip.

By 22 February 2014

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Prosthetic hand restores feeling

A prosthetic hand taps into nerve bundles located in the arm to allow the wearer to "feel" with the prosthetic fingers.

By 10 December 2013

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3D printing looks promising for prosthetic-eye production

Batch-made plastic eyes could be much cheaper than traditional prostheses, and could benefit those in need in developing countries.

By 28 November 2013