U-M student draws on personal experience for prosthetics research

The Rehabilitation Biomechanics Laboratory at the University of Michigan looks part playground, part film studio, part bionic woman.

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‘Touchy-feely’ bionic hands come closer to reality

“Touchy-feely” bionic hands have come closer to reality as researchers are exploring new approaches to designing prosthetic hands capable of providing “sensory feedback.” …

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Artificial foot recycles energy for easier walking

An artificial foot that recycles energy otherwise wasted in between steps could make it easier for amputees to walk, its developers say …

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