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prosthetic

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Lucky dog runs free with 3D-printed prosthetics

A pooch born with deformed front legs gets to run like other dogs for the first time after getting fitted with a custom set of 3D-printed prosthetics.

By December 17, 2014

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Prosthetic 'smart' skin can feel all of the things

A stretchy synthetic skin is embedded with sensors to replicate a skin-like sense of touch for prosthetics.

By December 9, 2014

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3D-printed prosthetic Iron Man hand not grown, built

A child-sized 3D-printed prosthetic hand packs in LEDs for a light-up thruster, Bluetooth, an Arduino and options for a whole bunch of cool Iron Man tech.

By October 15, 2014

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Mind-controlled prosthetic arm now a reality

A man in Sweden has become the first recipient of a mind-controlled prosthetic arm that is directly interfaced with muscle, bone and nerves.

By October 8, 2014