Touch Bionics have unveiled the i-limb ultra revolution, a high-tech prosthesis that can be controlled through an iPhone app.
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.
Dean Kamen has since turned his mind to creating a revolutionary robotic arm that's now gained FDA approval.
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.
The Argus II, which treats patients with the rare genetic condition known as retinitis pigmentosa, was approved by the FDA in February after more than 20 years in the making.
Apple, not content with just one ad that tries to explain its ethos, now releases a longer movie about how its apps transform societies.
Georgia Tech team is working on a robotic arm that can "feel" through clutter to reach something, a common search-and-rescue task.
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.
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.
Specifications for a 3D-printed prosthetic hand for a young boy born without a set of fingers is available as a free download on Thingiverse.