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The design of next-generation bionic ankles and knees aims to improve bionic actuators on all metrics: range of motion, power density, ba...
Everett Lawson and Matt Carney worked with Biomechatronics group head Hugh Herr to fit Everett with a bionic prosthesis.
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
A research team, including members of the Biomechatronics group, devises a new surgery for hand amputations and prostheses.
Enhancing human physical capability
Morgan Stickney is an elite swimmer who's helping pave the way for the next generation of bionic prosthetics and para-athletes.
Building socially engaging robots and interactive technologies to help people live healthier lives, connect with others, and learn better
Center for Extreme Bionics
Lower-extremity amputees face a series of potentially serious post-operative complications. Among these are increased risk of further amp...
Biplanar fluoroscopy (BiFlo) enables three-dimensional bone kinematics analysis using x-ray videos and bone geometry from segmented...
During the gait cycle, the human ankle complex serves as a primary power generator while simultaneously stabilizing the entire limb. Thes...
Because old-school surgical amputation hasn’t kept up with modern-day medicine.
Revealing insights into the human condition and repairing brain disorders via novel tools for mapping and fixing brain computations
Electrical stimulation (FES) is the current clinical stimulation modality used to restore function and provide therapy in a variety of cl...
New optogenetic technique could help restore limb movement, treat muscle tremor.
For amputees, robotic limbs that move like the real thing and are controlled by the mind are a game changer.
Humans can accurately sense the position, speed, and torque of their limbs, even with their eyes shut. This sense, known as proprioceptio...
"During the twilight years of this century, I believe humans will be unrecognizable in morphology and dynamics from what we are today."
New study describes first human implementation of novel approach to limb amputation.