bionics

Open Bionics partners with NHS for a feasibility study to bring bionic hands to the U.K. health system

Open BionicsĀ is a U.K. startup making bionic hands for patients needing prosthetics and co-founder of the company Samantha Payne came onstage today at TechCrunch Disrupt London to tell us about a new

Nine-year-old boy prints a mechanical hand for his teacher

Calramon Mabalot is a pretty wild kid. He likes 3D printing and, along with his brother, he builds lots of cool projects – including a mechanical hand for a local teacher he met while building 3

Vincent The Cat Gets 3D-Printed Legs

Vincent the cat was born without rear tibias, a deformation that could have spelt death for the wee kitten if some folks hadn't found him at a campsite. Instead of giving up on Vincent, Dr. Mary Sarah

Future Transhumanist Tech May Soon Change The Definition Of Disability

Radical technologies around the world may soon overhaul the field of disability and immobility, which affects in some way more than a billion people around the world. MIT bionics designer Hugh Herr, w

Video: “Eyeborg” Replaces Eye With Functioning Wireless Video Camera

You might remember Rob Spence, known online as the Eyeborg for his project to create a working bionic eye. <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2009/03/05/video-eyeborg-project-underway-to-implant-eye

BerkeleyBionics Gives Paralyzed Woman Her Legs Back

eLEGS is a unique exoskeleton for general consumers designed to allow wheelchair-bound folks to walk. The product, based on some early work at the Berkeley Robotics and Human Engineering lab. In this

News from the future: Bionic lady undergoes nerve-remapping treatment

There’s really no way to describe this story without making it sound like it’s from the future. This lady, who has one of the world’s most advanced bionic arms after losing one in a