POSTS TAGGED AS prosthetics

3D Printed Prosthetic Eye

February 8, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

British man given 3D printed eye
“A British man has become the first patient in the world to be fitted with [MORE]

Making a Better Bone Glue

May 18, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Novel bone-inspired material grows stronger with vibration
Just as a car is only as safe as its tire tread, artificial joint [MORE]

Van Nes Rotationalplasty

May 18, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

MAIN’s chief focus is on innovation—e.g. artificial intelligence, 3D bioprinting, molecular diagnostics, stem cells, robotics, wearable medical devices, et al.  [MORE]

Better Anchoring of Hip Prosthetics

September 29, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Polymer coating for metal prosthetics
Steel prosthetics for the hip, jaw, knee and tooth can fail if they do not promote [MORE]

A Biohybrid Synapse

August 18, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Producing artificial synapses in the lab
Advanced prosthetics that rely on brain-machine interfaces may have a step forward from Stanford University’s [MORE]

Sweat Powered Electronic Skin

June 23, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic Skin Fully Powered by Sweat
Engineers at Cal Tech have designed many kinds of biosensors, but in this piece they [MORE]

Electronic Skin

November 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Asynchronous Coded Electronic Skin (ACES)
Engineers at the National University of Singapore have invented what they call “Asynchronous Coded Electronic Skin” [MORE]

Printing Knee Replacements

July 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stryker 3D printed knee
The medical device company, Stryker (Kalamazoo, MI), has a 3D printing factory in Cork, Ireland that hums [MORE]

Self-Powered Knee Implant Sensor

April 30, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Knee implant sensor
Wear and tear on artificial knees can damage a prosthetic just as they do in injured or older [MORE]

Adjustable Length Artificial Hip

March 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Adjustable length artificial hip
Hip prostheses can result in a leg that is a little too long or a little too [MORE]

The Electronic Body

February 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

IMPRESS microchip
Heart pacemakers evolved from a cart-platform the patient pushed around, to a wearable necklace, and, in 1958 to a [MORE]

The Incredible Bebionic Mytoelectric Hand

June 5, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Micromo Faulhaber Bebionic Hand
“The Bebionic myoelectric prosthesis weighs about as much as a natural hand (0.88 – 1.32 lbs) and [MORE]

Self-Healing Electronic Skin

April 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic Skin
The chief aim with malleable, self-healing, recyclable electronic skin is to improve prosthetics (e.g. better surface control of microbes) [MORE]

Flexoelectricity in Bone Repair

March 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bone Fracture
A research group in Barcelona Spain has observed that tiny bone fractures emit a low voltage electrical field that [MORE]