Prosthetic

New material may revolutionise prosthetics, wearable technologies

 A team of researchers have developed new "metamaterials" that can solve problems like ill-fitting joint sockets, contact dermatitis and sebaceous cysts plaguing prosthetic patients for a long time.

Jul 30, 2016, 23:28 PM IST
Robert Downey Jr gifts prosthetic 'Iron Man' arm to boy

Robert Downey Jr gifts prosthetic 'Iron Man' arm to boy

Hollywood superstar Robert Downey Jr gave a seven-year-old boy, who was born with a partial limb, a prosthetic "Iron Man" arm.

Mar 14, 2015, 11:16 AM IST

Brain-controlled prosthetic arm developed

It enables amputees more range of movement as compared to other prosthetic arms.

Apr 03, 2011, 13:18 PM IST

Brain-controlled prosthetic arm developed

It enables amputees more range of movement as compared to other prosthetic arms.

Apr 03, 2011, 13:18 PM IST

Prosthetic limbs that can be connected to brain using light

Prosthetic metal limbs, may become history as scientists are developing limbs that would be connected to brain with light.

Oct 18, 2010, 18:02 PM IST

Prosthetic limbs that can be connected to brain using light

Prosthetic metal limbs, may become history as scientists are developing limbs that would be connected to brain with light.

Oct 18, 2010, 18:02 PM IST