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prosthesis

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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 Apr. 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 Dec. 10, 2010

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Apple's moving 9-minute ad about apps changing lives

Apple, not content with just one ad that tries to explain its ethos, now releases a longer movie about how its apps transform societies.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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World's first approved bionic eye to launch in U.S.

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.

By Jul. 2, 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 Sep. 21, 2011

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Robots in development can reach out and touch someone

Georgia Tech team is working on a robotic arm that can "feel" through clutter to reach something, a common search-and-rescue task.

By May. 1, 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 Nov. 9, 2012