Amputee Monkeys Use Thoughts to Control Robotic Arm

A remarkable new study demonstrates how a trio of monkeys – all amputees – controlled a robotic arm using only their minds. University of Chicago researchers implanted the ...

November 28, 2017 at 9:57 pm by

New Prosthetic Restores Sense Of Feeling

Medical technology appears in the news every few weeks, for all kinds of reasons, from being able to control them with a cap placed over your head to giving a man who was ...

September 15, 2015 at 9:00 am by

Robert Downey Jr. Gives Disabled Boy Prosthetic Iron Man Arm

Robert Downey Jr. helped a disabled boy to become a real-life Iron Man when he presented the child with a 3D printed prosthetic arm modelled after that of the Marvel ...

March 14, 2015 at 2:58 am by

Disabled Dog Gets New 3D-Printed Legs

A disabled dog has been given a new lease of life, thanks to a 3D printer. Derby the dog was born with crippled front legs and abandoned at a shelter. Luckily, Derby found a ...

December 19, 2014 at 3:50 am by

Boy Receives 3D Printed Card Playing Prosthetic from e-NABLE

The team at e-NABLE have been working hard to help many people, mostly children, who require prosthetic devices. They’ve been custom making a multitude of prosthetics on ...

June 30, 2014 at 10:10 am by

New Prosthetic Hand Can Give Artificial Sense Of Touch

Not a year goes by without an incredible development in the field of prosthetics and as human technological ability grows, we are more able to meet the needs of others. Yet ...

October 15, 2013 at 11:33 pm by

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