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Gesture-controlled prosthetic tech looks promising (Tomorrow Daily 301)

Jeff and Ashley cover an artificial limb that uses external armbands to move and a robot designed to scavenge radioactive material in locations too dangerous for humans.

By January 20, 2016

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This artificial limb uses Myo armbands for gesture control (Tomorrow Daily 301 show notes)

Johns Hopkins University tested a prosthetic that uses two Myo bands for control instead of surgically implanted sensors, and the design could mean artificial limbs with high function and lower cost in the the future.

By January 20, 2016

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Myo armbands used to control prosthetic arm

The Myo gesture-controlled armband has been used to create a robotic prosthetic arm that can be controlled by the user's muscles.

By January 18, 2016

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Lucky dog gets a fancy fresh set of 3D-printed prosthetic legs

Derby, a dog born with deformed front legs, gets a new pair of high-tech prosthetics that let him walk, run and sit like a regular pup.

By January 4, 2016

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Disabled kitty gets prosthetic titanium legs

A rescue cat that turned up at a shelter missing his back feet has been fitted with titanium prosthetics to help him get around.

By December 2, 2015

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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

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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

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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

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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