Prostheses

Advances in prosthetics are rapid.

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See also: artificial organs and regenerative medicine.

Is it prostheses or prosthetics? A prosthesis is an artificial body part (plural = prostheses) whereas the adjective is used to describe a particular type, for example a prosthetic hand. Prosthetics is the medical speciality studying and applying prostheses.

Full Body Prosthetics

A full set of smart prosthetic limbs, combined with replacement synthetic organs, could provide an entire replacement body that could host someone's brain. - David Wood Humai‚Äôs Head of Engineering On the Future That is to Come (interview) - IEET

Recent News

Third arm controlled with thoughts

Zdnet - 26-Jul-2018

Controlled a robotic arm while own arms busy doing something else.

What would you do with an extra thumb?

The Verge - 06-Jul-2018

Dani Clode 3D-printed a Third Thumb.

Realistic Skin Made for Bionic Limbs

Business Insider - 16-Jun-2018