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bionics

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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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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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Could bionic plants save our lives one day?

Cybernetic Venus flytrap anyone? MIT researchers create plants that are part machine, all awesome, and could one day even be turned into living gas detectors.

By March 17, 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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World's first thought-controlled bionic leg (pictures)

Created using the hardware of Vanderbilt University and the advanced algorithms of the RIC, this bionic leg is the most advanced below-the-waist prosthetic limb ever created.

7 Images October 12, 2013

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Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

With the first thought-controlled bionic leg pioneered in Chicago, the next steps for smart prosthetics are refining them for widespread use and tackling a huge hurdle: sensory feedback.

By October 12, 2013

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First FDA-approved bionic eye ready for commercial launch in US

After more than 20 years in the making, the world's first FDA-approved bionic eye will soon be launching commercially in the United States. The device could help the tens of thousands of people who suffer from a rare, degenerative eye disease. CNET's Sumi Das explains how the Argus II device works to bring light into the darkness.

By October 4, 2013

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Uniface mask: Glue on some bionic skin, feel fabulous

Could getting a new face be as easy as ordering a mask online? One woman's statement on beauty has giant anime eyes, long lashes, and a high nose bridge to help you meet today's standards.

By August 26, 2013

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BeBionic 3: Watch a highly advanced bionic hand in action

If you haven't kept up with advancements in prosthetics, now's a good time to observe how a new generation of devices can undertake even the most precise tasks.

By November 9, 2012

Review

Motorola Droid Bionic (Verizon Wireless)

The Motorola Droid Bionic is everything you want from a high-end smartphone--it's sleek, fast, and powerful, with features that will please both consumers and business users--if you're willing to pay the high price.

September 6, 2011

4.5 stars Editors' rating September 6, 2011