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prosthesis

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DARPA developing memory-restoring neural prosthesis

An implantable brain chip currently in development could help wounded veterans recover memory function after traumatic brain injuries.

By July 9, 2014

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Touch Bionics i-limb prosthesis is controlled by an iPhone app

Touch Bionics have unveiled the i-limb ultra revolution, a high-tech prosthesis that can be controlled through an iPhone app.

By April 12, 2013

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Curling prosthesis gives wearer tentacle reach

Industrial design students at the University of Washington imagine some intriguing upper-limb prosthetics, including one that adjusts its degree of curl depending on what the user wants to grab.

By December 10, 2010

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FDA approves bionic eye for adults with rare genetic disease

The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System includes an eyeglass-mounted camera, a portable video processing unit, and an array of electrodes implanted onto the retina to allow the patient to detect light and dark.

By February 14, 2013

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Practice for your bionic hand with Virtu-limb

Touch Bionics introduces a prosthesis simulator as well as upgrades to its i-Limb bionic hand.

By September 21, 2011

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With prosthetic leg, mini horse goes galloping

Prosthetic designers had hoped Midnite the miniature horse would be able to walk, thanks to his new prosthesis. Instead, he ran.

By March 23, 2011

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The 404 933: Where it's the nightmare before Nokia (podcast)

Leaked from today's 404: swimming Lego men, smartphone prosthesis, The Great Hard Drive Shortage of 2011, NextDoor.com, Nokia Lumia 710 and 800, Nikon D3 DSLR Halloween costume, and a question of public transportation etiquette.

By October 26, 2011

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Ep. 933: Where it's the nightmare before Nokia

Leaked from today's 404: swimming LEGO men, smartphone prosthesis, The Great Hard Drive Shortage of 2011, NextDoor.com, Nokia Lumia 710 and 800, Nikon D3 DSLR Halloween costume, and a question of public transportation etiquette.

By October 26, 2011

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This gas may erase bad memories

Sorry Men in Black. Turns out using a neuralyzer to wipe away memories is overkill. Scientists now believe inhaling the right gas at the right time may do the trick.

By August 27, 2014

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Segway inventor's 'Star Wars'-style robot arm gets go-ahead

Dean Kamen has since turned his mind to creating a revolutionary robotic arm that's now gained FDA approval.

By May 12, 2014