Biomedical technology

Sensors stimulate sensation in prosthetic limbs

Technology that enables amputees to feel wetness through a prosthesis has been developed by a team of researchers at the University of Southampton and at EPFL, one of the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology. The work ...

Biomedical technology

AI-based prosthetic socket developed to help thigh amputees

The Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM), an institution under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Science and ICT, has succeeded in developing a smart, customizable prosthetic socket that automatically fills ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Magnetic sensors to track muscle length

Using a simple set of magnets, MIT researchers have come up with a sophisticated way to monitor muscle movements, which they hope will make it easier for people with amputations to control their prosthetic limbs.

Health informatics

New study shows how prosthetics care in Cambodia is changing

Researchers from the University of Southampton are helping countries like Cambodia plan future prosthetics and orthotics (P&O) care, thanks to a new study showing how people who have experienced limb loss have changed over ...

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