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2011-02-24 21:18:05

How we experience our own bodies is a classical question in psychology and neuroscience.

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2011-02-18 07:05:00

Todd Kuiken, MD, PhD, Director of the Center for Bionic Medicine and Director of Amputee Services at The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), presented the latest bionic prosthetic arm that is controlled by an operator’s thoughts at a major US science conference, where it went on display Thursday.

2011-02-17 16:47:36

Todd Kuiken, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Center for Bionic Medicine and Director of Amputee Services at The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), designated the "#1 Rehabilitation Hospital in America" by U.S. News & World Report since 1991, will present the latest in Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR), a bionic limb technology, during the opening press briefing and a subsequent symposium at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting in Washington, DC,...

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2010-08-08 21:10:21

Scientists from Jena University develop a hand prosthesis that eases phantom pain.

2010-07-13 08:18:00

Company recognised as the Most Innovative Company of the Year in Europe LIVINGSTON, UK, July 13 /PRNewswire/ - Touch Bionics (www.touchbionics.com), developer of advanced upper-limb bionic technologies and clinical solutions, today announced that it has won the award for the Most Innovative Company of the Year in Europe in the 2010 International Business Awards.

2010-05-05 05:01:00

The prosthetic hand that pioneered the bionic industry gets an upgrade Note to editors: Video footage available on request from Touch Bionics and Reuters TV. Additional content and photographs available at: www.touchbionics.com/pulse and http://www.touchbionics.com/press/Ian-Reid LIVINGSTON, UK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - Touch Bionics (www.touchbionics.com), developer of advanced upper-limb bionic technologies, today announced the launch of the i-LIMB Pulse, an all-new version...

2010-04-21 05:00:00

Company recognized for its achievements in the development and commercial success of the i-LIMB Hand LIVINGSTON, UK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ - Touch Bionics (www.touchbionics.com), developer of advanced upper-limb bionic technologies, today announced it is a winner of the prestigious Queen's Awards for Enterprise with an award in the Innovation category for 2010.

2010-02-11 12:52:00

DALLAS, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Every week, more than 3,000 Americans lose a limb. Without insurance or sufficient coverage many of these amputees are unable to afford the expensive prosthetic arms and legs that help make it possible to resume their daily lives.


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