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A quadriplegic man has become the first to move his own hand just by using his thoughts, using a new device that bypasses the injured site.
The QuadStick turns to Kickstarter to launch a game controller for people with limited mobility.
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.
A flexible implant follows prior breakthroughs with paralysed rats, designed for humans with spinal cord injury.
In a world first, a double amputee has been fitted with two prosthetic limbs -- which he can control simultaneously just by thinking.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants to ship goods using unmanned aircraft. Some are skeptical, others nervous, but drones already are improving the way we live.
A stretchy synthetic skin is embedded with sensors to replicate a skin-like sense of touch for prosthetics.
Now in its second generation, Samsung's EyeCan+ will help people with disabilities create documents and browse the Web using only eye movements.
By electrically stimulating the severed part of the spinal cord, scientists are able to precisely control in real-time the limbs of a paralysed rat -- and human trials are on the way.
A man who relies on an iPhone to communicate has it stolen from the tray of his wheelchair in the lobby of a Staten Island apartment building.