Georgia Tech's Gil Weinberg has made music-playing robots in the past. Now he's tapped that technology to help a musician likely become the world's first drumming "cyborg."
Researchers have created a prosthetic hand that allows the wearer to feel objects via wires to the nerves in the upper arm.
This weekend, Zak Vawter could take a huge step for amputees everywhere -- and for a state-of-the-art prosthetic device that affords a more natural gait.
A 48-year-old elephant from Thailand accidentally stepped on a land mine left over from the Burmese-Thai war. Now, 10 years later, she has a state-of-the-art prothesis.
Open-source methodologies are being used to improve prosthetics, perhaps proving that open source has "legs" beyond software.
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.
Neil Young's PonoMusic will soon blast 192KHz of music into your earholes.
Get ready for the Cybathlon. The first Olympics for augmented humans will take place in Switzerland in 2016 and feature some of the top assistive gear around.
An occupational therapist and amputee puts the "leg" in "Lego" by building herself a Lego prosthetic leg.
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.