Posts Tagged: bionic prosthetics


Advances in exoskeleton tech provide the gift of walking to paraplegic patients

Powered exoskeletons, which can improve a person’s gait, are starting to gain traction as a new area of bionic development, which could potentially improve the lives …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

Artificial skin and medical bionics are restoring the sense of touch

It appears that we’re on the way towards the creation of an artificial skin product for bionic prostheses that would be able to restore the sense …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

The future of bionic arm tech is mind-controlled, cheap to produce

The first decade of the 21st century saw some major advances in bionic arm technologies. The first half of that decade saw a team of researchers working …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Hugh Herr, Inventor of the First Bionic Foot and Calf System

“Basic levels of physiological function should be a part of our human rights. Every person should have the right to live life without disability if they so …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 1

The Evolution of Prosthetic Devices: A Patent History

The oldest known prosthetic device existing in our world is also one of the smallest. Scientists have dated a wooden prosthetic toe found in mummified remains in …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 1