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Exo-Prosthetic Leg: Affordable and Beautiful

The Exo-Prosthetic Leg created by William Root, an industrial designer, is a 3D printed artificial limb that used modern technologies to fabricate the customizable, intimate, form-fitting body part.  It was developed to resolve many problems of the current process of adapting a prosthesis to an amputee’s specific anatomy.  The design...

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Quadriplegic successfully uses mind-controlled robotic arm

The University of Pittsburg’s team of researchers has been working on a project that could change the lives of amputees.  They have developed a mind-controlled robotic arm. A paraplegic woman who controlled a robotic arm using just her thoughts has taken another step towards restoring her natural movements by controlling...

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