prosthetics

A bionic “heart” for testing prosthetic valves

A bionic “heart” for testing prosthetic valves

Engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a biorobotic hybrid heart for testing prosthetic valves and other cardiac devices.

Aerospace tech finds new potential in biomedicine

Aerospace tech finds new potential in biomedicine

Sensors that have the potential to make aircraft safer could also be used to improve the lives of diabetics and those who rely on prosthetics.

Integrate micro chips for electronic skin

Integrate micro chips for electronic skin

First fully integrated flexible electronics made of magnetic sensors and organic circuits opens the path towards the development of electronic skin.

A 3D printed sensor-operated prosthetic arm for toddlers

A 3D printed sensor-operated prosthetic arm for toddlers

A prototype for the first 3D-printed, sensor-operated prosthetic arm designed for toddlers under two years-old has been developed by UK engineers.

Step foward for 3D printing a bioprosthetic ovary

Step foward for 3D printing a bioprosthetic ovary

Ongoing development of an "ink" will be used for 3D printing an artificial (or bio-prosthetic) ovary that could be implanted and allow a woman to have a child.

Bionic leg to help amputees walk faster

Bionic leg to help amputees walk faster

Bionic breakthrough: Engineers develop computerized bionic leg to help amputees walk faster, easier and with better balance.

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