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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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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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Advances in prosthetics aside, Boston amputees face challenges

At least 13 people lost a limb or part of one in the Boston Marathon blasts. But while prosthetics have progressed in recent years, patients still have much emotional, psychological, and physical recovering to do, experts say.

By April 22, 2013

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Alternative Limb Project creates gorgeously surreal prosthetics

The Alternative Limb Project not only produces realistic limbs for amputees. It also creates custom one-of-a-kind pieces of wearable limb art.

By April 12, 2013

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Bionic hand can bear 200-pound loads

Touch Bionics upgrades its bionic hand with the i-Limb Pulse, allowing users to increase their grip strength on grasped objects.

By May 5, 2010