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.
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.
The Myo gesture-controlled armband has been used to create a robotic prosthetic arm that can be controlled by the user's muscles.
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.
A rescue cat that turned up at a shelter missing his back feet has been fitted with titanium prosthetics to help him get around.
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.
A mind-controlled prosthetic hand created by DARPA has now allowed a paralysed patient to feel physical sensations.
The low-cost prosthetic hand has been awarded top prize in the annual design competition for students.
Iko is a prosthetic arm that can be fitted with Lego bricks so that wearers can take the design of their own hand into their own hands.
Researches at the Simon Fraser University in Canada have come up with a control system for bionic hands that lets a person sense the fingers of the prosthetic limb.