Prosthetics and Wheelchairs

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Mind-Controlled Bionics: New Tech Translates Thoughts Into Motion

New technology in prosthetics is allowing for controlling appendage mechanisms with brain activity. While not an equivalent replacement of a lost limb, further development of the technology will bring us closer to tapping into the full potential of advanced prosthesis.

Advancements in printing can now repair bones damaged by cancer, instead of cutting off the entire limb. Body Systems, Future Fashion, Cancer Treatment, Bones, 3d Printing, Creations, Medical, Wheelchairs, Impression 3d

3D Printing Is Being Used to Make Prosthetic Bones for Cancer Patients

Advancements in 3D printing can now repair bones damaged by cancer, instead of cutting off the entire limb.

Nine things you should never say to a wheelchair user. From insulting quips to profoundly patronising assumptions, wheelchair users still have to put up with daily ignorance. Here are some of the worst offences. A man in a wheelchair at a London bus stop. Disability Insurance, Supreme Court Cases, Austerity, Disability Awareness, Disabled People, Long Term Care, Cheating, Benefit, Health

Nine things you should never say to a wheelchair user | Lucy Webster

From insulting quips to profoundly patronising assumptions, wheelchair users still have to put up with daily ignorance. Here are some of the worst offences

Attacked for body parts, Tanzanian albino children get new limbs in US. Four Tanzanian kids with albinism are visiting the US to get prosthetic limbs that will help them do everyday tasks most people take for granted. Uk Election, Albinism, Witch Doctor, Clowning Around, Awareness Campaign, Pictures Of The Week, Photojournalism, Body Parts, Washing Clothes

Albino children get prosthetic limbs to replace those hacked off in superstition-driven attacks

Four Tanzanian kids with albinism are visiting the US to get prosthetic limbs that will help them do everyday tasks most people take for granted.

This is "DEKA Toyota Launch May 19 on Vimeo. Dean Kamen and Toyota develop updated iBot wheelchair. Toyota, Robotics And Artificial Intelligence, Stair Climbing, Powered Wheelchair, Stand Up, Scale, Stairs, History, Tech News

DEKA Toyota Launch May 19 2016

This is "DEKA Toyota Launch May 19 2016" by Andrew Nicholas on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

Injured toucan gets beak repair courtesy of printing - CNET Touching Stories, Animals Beautiful, 3d Printer, Animal Rescue, 3 D, Prints, Groom, Wildlife, Live Animals

Rescued Toucan Receives 3D-Printed Beak [Watch]

Thanks to developments in technology, it’s now possible for humans and animals to receive specially-crafted 3D-printed prosthetics. In the past, for example, an eagle received a 3D-printed beak after poachers shot it off and a

Götz von Berlichingen, also known as Götz of the Iron Hand, was a famous German mercenary knight employed by the lords and kings of the time to do their Mechanical Arm, Landsknecht, Vintage Medical, 16th Century, Futuristic, Inventions, Knight, The Past, Iron

The Iron Hand of a Mercenary was made for a 16th century German knight ...

Götz von Berlichingen, also known as Götz of the Iron Hand, was a famous German mercenary knight employed by the lords and kings of the time to do their

Thousands of severely paralyzed people could venture into cyberspace with the use of this new tongue-controlled computer mouse. It was developed by a teen. Science Resources, Science News, Neurology, Wheelchairs, Technology, Computer Mouse, Surf, People, Gadgets

Control a computer with your tongue | Science News for Students

Thousands of severely paralyzed people could venture into cyberspace with the use of this new tongue-controlled computer mouse. It was developed by a teen.

DARPA prosthetic hand can "feel" physical sensations. Through DARPA, a paralysed man has become the first person to feel physical sensations through a prosthetic hand directly connected to his brain. Brain Tricks, Future Trends, Network For Good, Good News, Physics, 3d Printing, Connection, Hands, Let It Be

Paralyzed Man Can 'Feel' Again with Brain-Connected Prosthetic Hand

DARPA unveiled new technologies and research initiatives that may help people with paralysis, missing limbs or brain damage restore or regain near-natural function through prosthetics or electrode therapy.

Austrian archaeologists discovered remains of a man with possibly the oldest prosthetic limb found in Europe. Archaeologists from the Austrian Archaeological Institute found the year old device Source:Austiran Archaeological Insititue Prosthetic Device, Prosthetic Leg, All About Water, Iron Ring, Middle Aged Man, Europe News, Early Middle Ages, Thing 1, Archaeological Finds

Austrian archaeologists discovered remains of a man with possibly the oldest prosthetic limb found in Europe

Back in 2013, researchers and archaeologists uncovered a skeleton with a rather interesting feature. The skeleton dates back to over 1,000 years ago and

Squishy cubes with a secret smile could be used for prosthetics. A rubber metamaterial that reveals hidden patterns when squashed could help build artificial limbs that move in the right direction Wheelchairs, Cubes, Being Used, The Secret, Smile, Patterns, Decor, Decorating, Decoration

Squishy cubes with a secret smile could be used for prosthetics

A rubber metamaterial that reveals hidden patterns when squashed could help build artificial limbs that move in the right direction

Meet Mosha, the Elephant who Received a Prosthetic Leg after a Landmine Explosion. Mosha, the Asian elephant, received the first prosthetic limb made especially for her species. Elephant Walk, Asian Elephant, Prosthetic Leg, 7 Month Olds, Digital Trends, Great Stories, Cute Photos, First World, Beautiful Creatures

Meet Mosha, the Elephant who Received a Prosthetic Leg after a Landmine Explosion

Mosha, the Asian elephant, received the first prosthetic limb made especially for her species.

French tattoo artist JC Sheitan Tenet lost his right hand 22 years ago, but he recently got its functionality back after receiving the world's first tattoo machine prosthesis. Terminator Tattoo, Body Painting, Cyborg Tattoo, Famous Tattoo Artists, French Tattoo, Badass Tattoos, Wearable Technology, Technology Gadgets, Tattoo Machine

Whoa! Man Receives World’s First Tattoo Machine Prosthesis After Losing Arm

Chances are you’ve thought about what it’d be like to lose a limb at one point or another. But, it’s not likely you've considered installing a functional limb that could help you with your job. That’s

The prosthetic design is open source, which allows anyone to print and assemble from anywhere in the world. Wheelchairs, Open Source, 3d Printing, Arms, Children, Prints, Projects, Design, Impression 3d

Build And Donate A Prosthetic Arm For Children Who Desperately Need It

The prosthetic design is open source, which allows anyone to print and assemble from anywhere in the world.

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Scientists want to curb prosthetic-leg cheating before technology sprints too far - The Washington Post Bournemouth University, Prosthetic Leg, The Washington Post, Cheating, Science, Technology, Competition, Wheelchairs, Scientists

Scientists want to curb prosthetic-leg cheating before technology sprints too far

When is a prosthetic limb too good for a fair competition?

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