News - 5 Jul 2006
A revolutionary technique for the attachment of prosthetic limbs and fingers is being developed by a team of UCL scientists headed by Professor Gordon Blunn. Part of the UCL Institute of Orthopaedics...
News - 5 Dec 2005
Biomimetic processes mimic the bodies own bone formation and deposition processes. The biomimetic process can be used impart bioactive characteristics onto otherwise bioinert biocompatible materials...
News - 15 Dec 2003
Seattle Systems, Inc. www.seattlesystems.com., a Northwest US-based company supplying orthotics, prosthetics and orthopedic products, recently announced an innovative line of modular titanium...
News - 18 Jul 2007
Touch Bionics, developer of the world's first commercially available bionic hand, today announced that its i-LIMB Hand and ProDigits partial hand prostheses are now generally available and have...
News - 25 Sep 2008
A team of researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) will receive $1 million in federal and state grants to advance the critical development of neuroprosthetics—next-generation...
News - 11 Oct 2019
PVA, a global expert in dispensing, coating and custom automation, is pleased to announce that it has acquired additive manufacturing startup Create Orthotics & Prosthetics. Under terms of the...
News - 29 Nov 2018
Sensitive nerve cells present in the human skin have the ability to detect a variety of sensations including temperature and pressure that enable tactile interactions with the environment.
News - 14 Oct 2010
A group of ground-breaking American and Russian scientists, led by Dr. Terry Lowe, chief scientist at Manhattan Scientifics (OTCBB: MHTX) are taking Cold War weapons technology and repurposing it for...
Article - 19 Mar 2003
Stereolithography has been used successfully to assist surgeons with ear implants. The process is described as is how it saves them time and expense.
News - 9 Jan 2017
3D printing is enabling strong advances in the field of soft robotics. New research from Cornell University has created robotic hands that have sensory feelings. Known as the Gentle Bot, the soft...