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.
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.
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.
Clearly it needs a better name.
The bot is an experimental rehabilitation tool that uses electrodes to calculate the ankle's stiffness in various directions.
Bicyclists in particular may be attracted to the FlyFit ankle-mounted fitness tracker on Kickstarter.
Sophie Dalzell, who models and has presented on an Adult TV channel, has to return to court after a vandalism conviction, to argue that a tag on her ankle will spoil her looks.
The TomTom Runner Cardio gives rival fitness trackers and smartwatches a run for their money with built-in GPS and heart rate monitoring.
GPS trackers have become a cost-effective means of keeping tabs on criminals. But in LA county, a probation department report says one in four GPS devices used to track criminals on probation malfunctioned.
Normally $99.99, this color-LCD-powered system features a 500-foot range, two-way communication, and more.