3D Printed Legs
Engineers at The University of Toronto are creating 3D printed legs and taking them to children in Uganda. The team of engineers has trained orthopedic technicians to be able to creat…
Are bionic superhumans on the horizon?
Have you seen the movie iRobot? Did you notice the robotic arm that Will Smith wears as a prosthetic? That is more real than you think! In one study, a monkey with a brain implant cou…
3D Printed Cast Lets You Scratch and Wash
Have you ever broken your arm and had to wear a cast? Was it really uncomfortable? Scientists have been working on a special cast made from 3D printing called the Cortex that will all…
Amy Purdy-Living Beyond Limits
Check out Amy Purdy's story of how she is still continuing to fight and being passionate about her art and snowboarding career even after having to amputate her legs. See how she is i…
How Prosthetic Limbs Work
What are prosthetics? Why are prosthetics used? This article explains many questions you might have about prosthetics!
Bionic Men: Amputees say next-generation prosthetics respond like the real thing
When Stefan Isenberg lost his leg after a garage truck ran over it, he was having trouble adjusting to new prosthetics. However, when he discovered an amazing, new type of prosthetics…
What is Prosthetics?
Pirates aren't the only people with artificial limbs! The use of artificial limbs have been around for ages! Check out the really cool and modern inventions in the area of prosthetics…
So Do Prosthetic Limbs Give Sprinters an Advantage or Not?
With the invention of new prosthetic limbs, many sports agencies are now beginning to question whether the usage of prosthetic limbs is fair in athletic events. Check out the case of …
Olympic Snowboarding with Prosthetics
What if you were an avid snowboarder, but one day a tragic disease or accident caused you to lose one or both of your legs? With the advancement in prosthetic devices, many snowboard…
Animal Prosthetics Help Human Amputees Move Again
Molly the pony, Winter the dolphin, Penny the wolfhound, Chrisie the crane, and Zeus the husky all have two things in common. They all suffered severe injuries. Luckily they all rec…
At the age of three, a young dolphin named Winter lost her entire tail and two vertebrae. Now, thanks to her amazing prosthetic tail, Winter is swimming again! Watch the video and re…
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