Latest Artificial limb Stories

2009-07-17 09:36:23

TECNALIA Corporación Tecnológica and the Valencia Institute for Biomechanics (IBV) have designed made-to-measure solutions to improve adaptation to replacements for amputated legs – the prime objective of the new health biomaterials project, FABIO, financed by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism.

2009-05-27 16:15:00

New Mobility for Veterans, Service Members, Other Americans WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced a three-year study of an advanced artificial arm that easily allows those with severe limb loss to pick up a key or hold a pencil. "This arm is a high-tech example of how VA researchers are continually modernizing the materials, design, and clinical use of artificial limbs to meet Veterans' lifestyle and medical needs," says Dr.

2009-05-18 09:00:00

HDT Engineering Services Discusses the Future of Prosthetic Capabilities FREDERICKSBURG, Va., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts from HDT Engineering Services (previously known as New World Associates), a world-class engineering and product development provider to military and homeland security markets, recently participated in a live interview with Arlington, Va.-based News Channel 8. The prime-time discussion centered on the future of robotics and prosthetic technology and its potential...

2009-04-29 19:49:00

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- VA Research is dedicated to restoring injured Veterans to their greatest possible functional capacity in their families, communities, and work places.

2009-03-05 11:54:00

"Winter, The Dolphin that Could" Available Now! CLEARWATER, Fla., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) announces the release of its first-ever documentary.

2009-02-11 15:20:47

U.S. researchers said on Tuesday that a new type of surgery might give amputees better control over their artificial arms, allowing them to point a finger, grasp a baseball bat or even give someone a pinch.

2009-02-02 06:20:00

General Assembly Votes Tuesday on SB 1116, and whether to cover cost of artificial limbs ROANOKE, Va., Feb.

2008-12-11 14:51:40

Scientists at Karolinska Institutet and Lund University in Sweden have succeeded in inducing people with an amputated arm to experience a prosthetic rubber hand as belonging to their own body.

2008-10-03 14:40:00

German athlete Wojtek Czyz, running with a space-tech enhanced prosthetic leg, set a new world record at the Paralympics 2008 in Beijing, reaching an amazing 6.50 m and beating the previous world record by 27 cm.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).