Amputees

This new bionic hand offers new hope to amputees! Here's why

This new bionic hand offers new hope to amputees! Here's why

The bionic hand is responding ten times more quicker than the current prosthetics and also offers a new hope to amputees.

May 04, 2017, 18:50 PM IST
This heat-sensitive artificial skin may help amputees sense temperature again

This heat-sensitive artificial skin may help amputees sense temperature again

While fabricating synthetic woods in a petri dish, the team led by California Institute of Technology's Chiara Daraio created a material that exhibited an electrical response to temperature changes in the laboratory. 

Jan 31, 2017, 09:02 AM IST
Coming very soon! Luke prosthetic arm that will change lives of amputees (Watch video)

Coming very soon! Luke prosthetic arm that will change lives of amputees (Watch video)

Previously known as the Deka Arm, the Luke arm - developed by Segway creator Dean Kamen and DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) - integrates the latest technology in electronics, motors, batteries, and materials.  

Jul 12, 2016, 10:28 AM IST

World`s first `feeling` leg prosthesis offers new hope to amputees

The world`s first artificial leg capable of simulating the feelings of a real limb and fighting phantom pain will be unveiled by researchers in Vienna on Monday.

Jun 08, 2015, 13:26 PM IST

Artificial legs that emulate healthy ones give fresh hope to amputees

Advances in robotics technology has made it possible to create prosthetics that can duplicate the natural movement of human legs.

Nov 10, 2013, 14:33 PM IST

Soon, prosthetic hand to be touch-sensitive

New research is laying the groundwork for touch-sensitive prosthetic limbs that could convey real-time sensory data to amputees via a direct interface with the brain.

Oct 15, 2013, 19:50 PM IST

Mind-controlled limbs could give amputees sense of touch

DARPA, the Pentagon`s advanced research group, has achieved some big breakthroughs that may help restore a sense of touch to military personnel who have lost limbs in service of their countries.

Jun 15, 2013, 14:13 PM IST