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A bionic ankle so natural, it's worth a happy dance

An artificial ankle created at the MIT Media Lab is made of chips and sensors that work together to adjust ankle stiffness, power, and position. One wearer was able to dance the rumba.

By April 17, 2014

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Ankles away! FlyFit fitness tracker worn on leg, not wrist

Bicyclists in particular may be attracted to the FlyFit ankle-mounted fitness tracker on Kickstarter.

By February 18, 2014

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New bionic limb features powered knee/ankle joints

Lower-limb prosthetic, in development at Vanderbilt for seven years, uses computer, sensor, electric motor, and battery tech to power knee and ankle joints that operate in unison.

By August 18, 2011

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SharkStopper repels sharks with the power of predatory sound

The next time a sharknado comes your way, you could be grateful to have one of these devices -- now seeking funding on Kickstarter -- around your ankle.

By August 15, 2014

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Mark Hamill 'can't believe it's happening' as he returns to 'Star Wars'

Luke Skywalker himself says his return to "Star Wars" is an "unexpected gift," and promises it'll take more than a broken ankle to stop Harrison Ford.

By July 25, 2014

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The 404 425: Where the stress fractures in our metatarsals seem to have spread to our ankle

Although it didn't exactly make Twitter headlines, we're all saddened by Patrick Swayze's death and take a few minutes out of the beginning of the show to talk about all of his great movies.

By September 15, 2009

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The 404 425: Where the stress fractures in our metatarsals seem to have spread to my ankle

Can 2009 give us any more bad news? I think at this point, the three of us are ready to move straight into 2010, mostly because we're too afraid of what's going to happen in the next three months. To put it lightly, this year has been a tough one for celebrities.

By September 15, 2009

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Sproutling wants to be baby's first health tracker

Wearable tech is crawling into the newborn market. Sproutling is an ankle bracelet for babies to give parents peace of mind. But if parents want to sleep like a baby, maybe they'll want the Sense sleep tracker for themselves.

By August 8, 2014

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Sproutling wants to be baby's first health tracker

Wearable tech is crawling into the newborn market. Sproutling is an ankle bracelet for babies to give parents peace of mind. But if parents want to sleep like a baby, maybe they'll want the Sense sleep tracker for themselves.

By August 8, 2014

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Top 5 names for the alcohol-detecting ankle bracelet

Clearly it needs a better name.

By November 2, 2006