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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 Apr. 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 Feb. 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 Aug. 18, 2011

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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 Sep. 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 Sep. 15, 2009

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Top 5 names for the alcohol-detecting ankle bracelet

Clearly it needs a better name.

By Nov. 2, 2006

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MIT 'Anklebot' gauges joint stiffness to improve rehab

The bot is an experimental rehabilitation tool that uses electrodes to calculate the ankle's stiffness in various directions.

By Oct. 25, 2013

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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

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Beyond step-counting: The future of wearables

Makers of wearables are looking for new things to track about your body, even if they need to poke inside it.

By May. 11, 2014

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Soft-porn TV star refuses to wear electronic tag, says career-threatening

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.

By Apr. 13, 2013