New creation could give machines human-like sense of touch to better judge human intentions and respond to changes in the environment
Researchers have demonstrated that, with training, neural control of a powered prosthetic ankle can restore a wide range of abilities, including standing on very challenging surfaces and squatting.
Researchers have enabled a quadriplegic man to control a pair of prosthetic arms with his mind.
Researchers have developed a revolutionary cortical vision device that could one day help restore vision to the blind.
Researchers have shown that machine learning techniques helped an individual with paralysis learn to control a computer cursor using their brain activity.
Researchers have created synthetic materials with morphing abilities that can be 3D printed and self-heal within seconds.
Researchers have developed robotic prosthetic legs which use motors that were originally designed for use on the robotic arm of the ISS.
Researchers have developed an artificial liquid retinal prosthesis to counteract the effects of diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration.
Researchers have developed a system for integrating artificial chip-based 'neurons' with real neurons using QR-code-like patterns of light to facilitate communication.
Scientists have developed the world's first fully integrated bionic arm prosthesis that is ready to use – in keeping with the motto "Plug and Play".
New prosthetic technologies that stimulate the nerves could pave the way for prostheses that feel like a natural part of the body and reduce the phantom limb pain commonly endured by amputees.