Advances in prosthetics are rapid.
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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’s Head of Engineering On the Future That is to Come (interview) - IEET
Power Knee - Bionic knee for above-knee amputees.
Hero Arm - 3D printed powered bionic hand controlled by muscles.
The Third Thumb - 3D printed thumb extension.
Prosthetics with sensors are superior to conventional prosthetics
New Scientist - 02-Oct-2019
More likely to climb stairs faster and walk over obstacles safelyRead more...
Robotic hand can help amputees feel again
Guardian - 24-Jul-2019
Fully functional prosthetics are closer to becoming a realityRead more...
Third arm controlled with thoughts
ZDNet - 26-Jul-2018
A robotic arm controlled by brain signals translated with an special wearable deviceRead more...