Yet another disabled little duckie gets a new lease on life thanks to the magic of 3D printing.
The Alternative Limb Project not only produces realistic limbs for amputees. It also creates custom one-of-a-kind pieces of wearable limb art.
Touch Bionics have unveiled the i-limb ultra revolution, a high-tech prosthesis that can be controlled through an iPhone app.
Touch Bionics introduces a prosthesis simulator as well as upgrades to its i-Limb bionic hand.
A little-noticed component of the new Facebook Groups launch is that the old ones are sticking around. They'll be more or less obsolete, but they won't quite fade away.
The publicly funded Airlift Research Foundation is funding research to develop a flashlight that kills bacteria; metal implants that fight infection; and processes to regenerate bones via grafts and stem cells.
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.
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In New York, a man manages to get his phone, then lie down in the middle of the subway tracks just deep enough for a train to pass over him.
At least 13 people lost a limb or part of one in the Boston Marathon blasts. But while prosthetics have progressed in recent years, patients still have much emotional, psychological, and physical recovering to do, experts say.