prosthetics

Neurofeedback to help those who wear prostheses

Neurofeedback to help those who wear prostheses

Transmitting sensory signals from prostheses to the nervous system helps leg amputees to perceive prosthesis as part of their body.

Biosensors convert signals to control prosthetics

Biosensors convert signals to control prosthetics

High-five or thumbs-up? Researchers have developed a wearable sensor that detects which hand gesture you want to make.

Bionic touch does not remap the brain

Bionic touch does not remap the brain

Neuroscientists have demonstrated that the brain does not remap itself even with long-term bionic limb use, posing challenges for the development of realistic prosthetic limbs.

Quadriplegic controls two prosthetics with thoughts

Quadriplegic controls two prosthetics with thoughts

Researchers have enabled a quadriplegic man to control a pair of prosthetic arms with his mind.

3D printing strong and tough hydrogels

3D printing strong and tough hydrogels

Skin and cartilage are both strong and flexible – properties that are hard to replicate in artificial materials. But a new fabrication process brings lifelike synthetic polymers a step closer.

Low cost, patient-specific 3D printed prosthesis

Low cost, patient-specific 3D printed prosthesis

A novel 3D printed non-metallic self-locking prosthetic arm for a patient with a forequarter amputation is flexible and 20% cheaper than a conventional prosthesis.

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