Latest Bionics Stories

2013-06-21 23:03:23

State-of-the-art robotic exoskeletons will be demonstrated by Amanda Boxtel and Mitch Brogan at the No Barriers Summit, August 8-11, in Telluride, Colo. The “bionic suits” allow spinal injured users to stand upright and walk, and will be presented as part of No Barriers USA’s four-day festival of arts, outdoor adventure and adaptive technology clinics. Fort Collins, Colorado (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Exoskeletons – originally designed as a wearable robotic suit to allow soldiers to...

2013-06-04 23:26:34

From real-time high-speed video training to having inmates recycle pre-owned artificial limbs, Standing With Hope is helping amputees in Ghana by combining innovation with time-tested methods of prosthetic development. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 In efforts to provide the most advanced prosthetic limbs possible, Standing With Hope, led by Peter Rosenberger, merges proven methods with today´s technology and a unique source of help to provide high quality artificial legs to...

2013-05-18 23:02:13

As part of May´s Better Hearing and Speech Month, attorney Ronald E. Johnson Jr. says parents should be aware of their right to seek justice if hearing loss treatment for their child goes awry. Fort Wright, KY (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 During Better Hearing and Speech Month, parents of children with hearing loss should consider the legal protections they have, including the right to bring a product liability claim, when problems arise with their child´s treatment or hearing aid device,...

2013-05-02 23:15:31

From Hands-On Care Physical Therapy: More than 13 people who lost their limbs during the Boston bombings will undergo physical therapy as part of their recovery process, reported by CNN. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The Boston bombing attack resulted to at least 13 limb amputations as reported by CNN. "This is a sudden and life altering event in someone's life," said Dr. Kevin Plancher, founder of Plancher Orthopedics based in New York City. Many amputees suffer from depression, a...

Electronics And Biology Combined To Make Printable 'Bionic' Ear
2013-05-02 08:21:04

Princeton University, Engineering School Scientists at Princeton University used off-the-shelf printing tools to create a functional ear that can "hear" radio frequencies far beyond the range of normal human capability. The researchers' primary purpose was to explore an efficient and versatile means to merge electronics with tissue. The scientists used 3D printing of cells and nanoparticles followed by cell culture to combine a small coil antenna with cartilage, creating what they term...

2013-04-27 23:03:49

A federal court jury awards $6.25 million in punitive damages to the family of a 6-year-old girl who suffered electrical shocks due to alleged moisture seeping into her ear implant device. Fort Wright, KY (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 The nationally known product liability law firm of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson has won a $7.24 million verdict in federal district court on behalf of a now 11-year-old Kentucky girl and her family who claimed they were knowingly sold a defective Advanced Bionics...

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