Cybathlon is the first Olympics for robot-assisted paratheletes, including things like powered wheelchair races and brain-computer interface competitions.
A man in the U.S. is on his way to receiving a new skull cap thanks to 3-D printed polymers.
Mind-controlled prosthetics are making leaps and bounds in terms of dexterity. Research at the University of Pittsburgh has yielded what's considered the most advanced prosthetic arm control system yet. We've come a long way from Captain Hook with brain implants and prosthesis.
Eight years ago, Sun Jifa was the victim of a homemade bomb explosion that cost him both his arms. After nearly a decade of tinkering, Jifa has a new set of steel arms that let him live life normally, almost.
The rise of 3D printers has been interesting. They've been praised for being able to build a house and simultaneously questioned for their ability to create weapon components. For one little girl, though, they stand for a second chance at a normal life.
Cancer victims have it rough. Not only is the disease incurable, but once you have it you get poked, prodded and tanked full of radioactive substances just to keep track of the tumor. That may not always be the case,...