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Turtle Receives LEGO Wheel Prosthetic After Its Leg Was Amputated

11/11/2013, We’ve seen humans build an entire leg out of LEGOs, and even more amazing, the woman who built the LEGO leg was able to walk on it. Now, it’s the animal’s turn as a turtle has been spotted with an appendage that is LEGO-inspired. Schildi is a pet...

Prosthetics Double Up As Musical Instruments

07/18/2013, Have you watched The Lone Ranger yet? Do you remember how Helena Bonham Carter’s character has an ivory leg that is not only strangely appealing to most men who want to touch it, it also comes in pretty handy whenever one is in a tight spot – as...

Cheaper prosthetic finger prototype could be a blessing to many

10/30/2012, 10,000 miles will not stop Richard Van As of South Africa and Ivan Owen of Washington State from building an inexpensive prosthetic finger prototype that could one day help millions of amputees. Richard lost his arm last year in an accident. In spite of...

Prosthesis take the sexy route

11/25/2011, Prosthesis used to be in place just to help folks with missing limbs look better without having any form of functionality, but over the years, technology has improved prosthesis to a point where they’re actually far more useful than being an...

Future prosthetics could be mind-controlled

10/28/2011, Using your brains to control a particular toy is nothing new with Mattel’s offerings in the past, where the goal of the game is to concentrate hard enough and move the ball to your opponent’s area – with your counterpart attempting to do...

LifeHand controlled by thought

12/03/2009, Remember the exoskeleton that Professor X wore before he and the X-Men headed onto Asteroid M to thwart Magneto’s plans, right before Wolverine’s adamantium was ripped out? That could be a reality in the future, if the right advancements are...

Digigrade Leg Extensions

05/06/2009, We’ve seen humans go to great lengths to look much better than they already do, and the Digigrade Leg Extensions goes one up on eyelash and hair extensions. According to Seattle artist Kim Graham, her Digigrade Leg Extensions “give a person...