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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

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Prosthetic hand with Wolverine claws is the best there is at what it does

A custom 3D-printed prosthetic hand brings the "snikt" with Marvel hero Wolverine's signature colours -- and detachable claws.

By September 9, 2014

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Hero the calf walks again on new prosthetic legs

Double amputee Hero has been given a pair of new "high tech" prosthetic hooves after losing his real ones to frostbite.

By May 25, 2014

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Maker 3D-prints himself a prosthetic flexing fingertip

A determined maker without health insurance learns the ropes of 3D printing to make himself a new fingertip.

By February 21, 2014

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Prosthetic hand restores feeling

A prosthetic hand taps into nerve bundles located in the arm to allow the wearer to "feel" with the prosthetic fingers.

By December 9, 2013

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3D printing looks promising for prosthetic-eye production

Batch-made plastic eyes could be much cheaper than traditional prostheses, and could benefit those in need in developing countries.

By November 27, 2013

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Tortoise gets Lego-wheel prosthetic for missing leg

An abandoned and severely injured tortoise gets a mobility enhancement with a new Lego-wheel leg.

By November 11, 2013

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Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

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.

By October 12, 2013

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3D-printed prosthetics turned into musical instruments

A three-year project out of McGill University results in a collection of 3D-printed prosthetic pieces that play music as the wearer dances.

By July 22, 2013