prosthetics

Tiger in Maharashtra to be provided with prosthetic limb with surgeon's help

Tiger in Maharashtra to be provided with prosthetic limb with surgeon's help

The feline, whose paw was amputated, was two-years-old at the time of the incident.

Feb 07, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
Amputees may be able to play piano, drums with this ultrasonic sensor

Amputees may be able to play piano, drums with this ultrasonic sensor

The new device attaches an ultrasound probe to the arm, which can help doctors watch how muscles move.

Dec 13, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
11-year-old becomes youngest boy in the world to have two prosthetic hands

11-year-old becomes youngest boy in the world to have two prosthetic hands

The hands were made by Touch Bionics and can be programmed with four grips for different tasks controlled by Alan’s muscle signals, Deccan Chronicle reported.

Aug 19, 2017, 17:12 PM IST
Soon, prosthetic limbs that take feedback from human body

Soon, prosthetic limbs that take feedback from human body

The algorithm that enables this optimisation represents a landmark achievement in the field of biomechatronics - study of biology, mechanics, electronics and control.

Jun 24, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
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
Rajkummar Rao transforms into a 324-year-old man for 'Raabta'

Rajkummar Rao transforms into a 324-year-old man for 'Raabta'

Dinesh Vijan and Rajkumar sat along with the team over a couple of days to get the final look in place.

Apr 21, 2017, 08:37 AM IST
Ranbir Kapoor used prosthetics for 'Sanjay Dutt biopic' and the transformation is brilliant!

Ranbir Kapoor used prosthetics for 'Sanjay Dutt biopic' and the transformation is brilliant!

Ranbir Kapoor is currently hogging all the limelight for his work on the 'Sanjay Dutt' biopic. Although the makers tried hard to keep the look under wraps, several pictures leaked on the social media kind of created a fan frenzy.

Apr 19, 2017, 13:09 PM IST
Harshvardhan Kapoor as Bhavesh Joshi – prosthetics and lots more

Harshvardhan Kapoor as Bhavesh Joshi – prosthetics and lots more

Son of veteran actor and evergreen hero Anil Kapoor, Harshvardhan has started shooting for his second film ‘Bhavesh Joshi’. 

Dec 03, 2016, 05:47 AM IST

Have you ever seen a cancer patient with 3D-printed jaw? - Watch it to believe it

Defying the odds, a team of doctors from Indiana University have managed to give a tongue cancer patient a 3D-printed jaw after he lost his natural jaw to the side effects of radiation treatments.

Jul 05, 2016, 00:09 AM IST
Sidharth ​Malhotra, Katrina Kaif to wear prosthetics for their next film

Sidharth ​Malhotra, Katrina Kaif to wear prosthetics for their next film

 Actor Sidharth Malhotra and his co-star Katrina Kaif will wear prosthetics make-up in Farhan Akhtar's next home production in which they will play a couple ageing from 30 years to 60.

Aug 05, 2015, 13:48 PM IST

Kalam concerned about disabled, developed lightweight prosthetics

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam was concerned about people with disability and along with his team developed lightweight prosthetics from space-age material to enable disabled children to walk easily.

Jul 29, 2015, 00:01 AM IST

Self-fixing bridges, camouflaging cars closer to reality

Nature-inspired robotic materials can pave the way for development of prosthetics with a realistic sense of touch, bridges that detect damage and self-repair and vehicles with camouflaging capabilities, scientists say.

Mar 22, 2015, 15:42 PM IST

Post `Maleficent`, Angelina Jolie finds her face `dull`

Angelina Jolie says that she feels she looks "dull" after removal of ‘Maleficent’ prosthetics.

May 27, 2014, 08:13 AM IST

Indian-origin scientist researching on new Robotics technology

An Indian-origin scientist in the UK has bagged a 1.07 million pounds funding grant to work on a pioneering technology of creating an ultra-flexible tactile skin for robotics and prosthetics.

May 03, 2014, 11:56 AM IST

Gouged-eye boy in China goes home with prosthetics

A 6-year-old Chinese boy whose eyes were gouged out in an attack more than three months ago was discharged on Thursday from a hospital in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, where he was successfully fitted with prosthetic eyes.

Dec 13, 2013, 00:21 AM 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

Brain implants could create sense of touch in artificial limbs

Rats can`t usually see infrared light, but they have "touched" it after Duke University neurobiologists fitted the animals with an infrared detector wired to electrodes implanted in the part of the mammalian brain.

Feb 18, 2013, 13:52 PM IST

Egyptians used world`s earliest prosthetics

Two artificial big toes may have been the world`s earliest prosthetic body parts, says a scientist.

Feb 15, 2011, 10:07 AM IST