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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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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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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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X-ray gifs show human joints in motion

Ever wondered what your skeleton looks like in motion? Take a look at these gifs of joints in action under X-ray.

By August 14, 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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Paralyzed jockey walks again with help from bionic suit

After a riding accident left him without the use of his legs, Irish jockey Jonjo Bright thought he'd never walk again. Then he stepped into the Ekso suit.

By July 16, 2014

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Booting up: The eight-week journey for the USAF's new airmen

Moving on after a major sex scandal, the US Air Force trains 35,000 new airmen a year. CNET Road Trip 2014 visited Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio to see what the Airman's Creed is all about.

By July 3, 2014

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Super-fast robotic arm catches items in midair

Watch this new mechanized arm learn how to field objects thrown its way through a process of trial and error.

By May 12, 2014