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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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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

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6 billion-dollar hand blows our minds

The BeBionic 3 is the most advanced bionic hand in the world. Nigel Ackland, who lost his right hand in an accident, shows off what it can do.

By November 5, 2012

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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 June 12, 2013

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Ocular implant lets the blind 'see' Braille

An electrode array placed in a blind test subject's eye has allowed researchers to transfer Braille patterns directly to the retina.

By November 25, 2012

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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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3D-printed robotic hand cuts cost of prosthetics

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.

By February 3, 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 July 2, 2013