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Better Robotics Better Prosthetics
2013-11-08 15:48:55

More naturally moving robotic prosthetic legs currently in development will dramatically boost the mobility of lower-limb amputees and allow them to effectively navigate stairs, slopes and uneven ground.

Artificial Leg With Natural Gait Being Developed
2013-10-15 10:39:26

researchers at Michigan Technological University are making a bionic foot that could make an amputee’s walk in the park feel, well, like a walk in the park.

2013-10-04 23:22:22

Leaders in the field of amputation prevention and wound healing will present latest findings and research at the second annual Wound and Amputation Prevention Symposium at St.

Bionic Leg Controlled By Brain
2013-10-01 15:38:51

Researchers have developed a system that utilizes neural signals to control a bionic leg, improving on prosthetic legs that typically relied on robotic sensors and remote controls.

2013-08-06 23:26:31

Standing With Hope seeks to gather 500 used prostheses by December 2013.

2013-07-10 14:17:06

There have been dramatic decreases in the number and severity of lower limb amputations over the past decade.


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pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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