prosthetics

Space station motors powerful robotic prosthetic leg

Space station motors powerful robotic prosthetic leg

Researchers have developed robotic prosthetic legs which use motors that were originally designed for use on the robotic arm of the ISS.

Nanotechnology: injectable liquid retina prosthesis

Nanotechnology: injectable liquid retina prosthesis

Researchers have developed an artificial liquid retinal prosthesis to counteract the effects of diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration.

AI guides exoskeletons to match terrain

AI guides exoskeletons to match terrain

Researchers have developed new software that can be integrated with existing hardware to enable people using robotic prosthetics to walk in a safer, more natural manner on different types of terrain.

The concept of creating a 'brain-on-a-chip'

The concept of creating a 'brain-on-a-chip'

Scientists have proposed the concept of a memristive neurohybrid chip to be used in compact biosensors and neuroprostheses.

Prosthetics that can feel are close to reality

Prosthetics that can feel are close to reality

CU Boulder biomedical engineer Jacob Segil is working to bring back that sense of touch for amputees, including veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Prosthetics: Artificial pieces of brain communicate with real neurons

Prosthetics: Artificial pieces of brain communicate with real neurons

Researchers have developed a system for integrating artificial chip-based 'neurons' with real neurons using QR-code-like patterns of light to facilitate communication.

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