News tagged with prosthetic limbs

Advances made in walking, running robots

Researchers at Oregon State University have made an important fundamental advance in robotics, in work that should lead toward robots that not only can walk and run effectively, but use little energy in the process.

dateMay 26, 2010 in Robotics
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Reading the brain without poking it

Experimental devices that read brain signals have helped paralyzed people use computers and may let amputees control bionic limbs. But existing devices use tiny electrodes that poke into the brain. Now, a University of Utah ...

dateJun 29, 2009 in Neuroscience
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