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Cheaper prosthetic arms let kids become a Jedi Knight, Iron Man or Elsa

Open Bionics, a UK-based company that makes affordable prosthetic limbs, has partnered with Disney to create bionic arms that let kids feel like Elsa from "Frozen," Iron Man or a Jedi for around $3,000.

By October 13, 2015


Brain-connected prosthetic hand restores a paralysed man's sense of touch

A mind-controlled prosthetic hand created by DARPA has now allowed a paralysed patient to feel physical sensations.

By September 14, 2015


3D-printed robotic prosthetic wins 2015 UK James Dyson Award

The low-cost prosthetic hand has been awarded top prize in the annual design competition for students.

By August 25, 2015


Lego-compatible prosthetic arm lets kids build their own hand

Iko is a prosthetic arm that can be fitted with Lego bricks so that wearers can take the design of their own hand into their own hands.

By July 16, 2015


Google pledges funding for 3D-printed prosthetics, other aid technology

It launches a $20 million fund for nonprofits whose emerging tech could help make people living with disabilities become more independent. The first bit goes toward low-cost prosthetics and auditory therapy.

By May 27, 2015


Using intentions to control a robotic prosthetic

A neural implant on the area of the brain that controls the patient's intention to move could be the key to better robotic prosthetics.

By May 21, 2015


Bizarre chin-rest arm holds your face in place while you work

Give your tired head a helping hand with a robotic-looking arm that keeps your noggin in a comfortable position while you toil away at your computer.

By December 1, 2015


Brutus the dog has four bionic limbs, and we think that's awesome (Tomorrow Daily 159)

After an awful experience as a puppy, Brutus the Rottweiler is enjoying four shiny new prosthetic limbs, as well as a new lease on life thanks to many good people with big hearts. We're so excited about his story, we can't think of anything else to say.

By April 9, 2015


Bionic dog Brutus has all four legs fitted with prosthetics (Tomorrow Daily 159)

On today's show, Khail and Ashley tell you about a very special "Bottweiler" named Brutus, explain what Lego Dimensions is all about and freak out over a working computer that's smaller than a grain of rice. #TDBrutus

By April 9, 2015


Amputee simultaneously controls two prosthetic arms with his mind

In a world first, a double amputee has been fitted with two prosthetic limbs -- which he can control simultaneously just by thinking.

By December 17, 2014