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amputees

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'Bionic' rebuild gives three amputees mind-controlled robotic arms

Three Austrian men have received mind-controlled robotic arms, using a world-first technique called "bionic reconstruction."

By February 24, 2015

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'Star Wars' robotic arm lets amputee veteran go rock climbing

The DEKA robotic arm -- funded by DARPA and nicknamed "Luke" -- helped this army vet climb again.

By February 12, 2015

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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 December 17, 2014

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Robotic arm gives amputee drummer better beats

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."

By March 6, 2014

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Bionic hand lets amputee feel in real time

Researchers have created a prosthetic hand that allows the wearer to feel objects via wires to the nerves in the upper arm.

By February 7, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 136: Bionic reconstruction, a real armored Batsuit and more

Get your best punches ready, because Philadelphia University student Jackson Gordon completed a functioning Batsuit, and it's already been battle-tested at a Maryland convention by attendees. Eat your heart out, Batfleck.

By February 26, 2015

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One-of-a-kind 3D-printed prosthetics bring beauty to amputees

A San Francisco company is creating stylish, 3D-printed covers to jazz up prosthetic limbs.

By June 12, 2013

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Amputee dog gets four prosthetic legs

A dog that lost all four feet to frostbite as a pup has been given a new lease on life with prosthetics.

By April 29, 2013

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Now accepting submissions: The 2015 Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards

Submissions are now open for the Bluetooth Special Interest Group's 2015 Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards.

By September 29, 2014

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Advances in prosthetics aside, Boston amputees face challenges

At least 13 people lost a limb or part of one in the Boston Marathon blasts. But while prosthetics have progressed in recent years, patients still have much emotional, psychological, and physical recovering to do, experts say.

By April 22, 2013