bionics

We cover the research on combining biologically inspired engineering to develop and apply implantable devices designed to replace or enhance organs or other body parts such as limbs or even the eye by mechanical versions.

Exoskeleton allows amputees to walk with less effort

Exoskeleton allows amputees to walk with less effort

A lightweight powered exoskeleton helps lower-limb amputees walk with much less effort.

Bionic arm restores natural behaviors in patients

Bionic arm restores natural behaviors in patients

A first-of-its-kind bionic arm for patients with upper-limb amputations allows wearers to think, behave and function like a person without an amputation.

Diabetology 4.0: emerging technologies for diabetes care

Diabetology 4.0: emerging technologies for diabetes care

This overview introduces smart insulin delivery systems and more innovations that help patients and doctors guide decision-making in diabetes care.

Bleak cyborg future from brain-computer interfaces

Bleak cyborg future from brain-computer interfaces

Researchers warn of the potential social, ethical, and legal consequences of technologies interacting heavily with human brains.

Bionics: better hearing with optical cochlear implants

Bionics: better hearing with optical cochlear implants

Scientists at The German Primate Center want to use genetic engineering methods to improve cochlear implants.

Bionic eye: Computer model fosters improvements

Bionic eye: Computer model fosters improvements

Researchers develop signals that could bring color vision and improved clarity to prosthesis for the blind.

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