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From Bike Parts to Biomechanical Prosthetics: Colin Macduff 'Looks Forward to Giving You the Finger'

Semi-obscure pop culture reference: surely some of you "Futurama" fans remember Professor Farnsworth's fanciful Fing-Longer, which is essentially a …

Prosthetics

Electrodes for prosthetic arm permanently implanted into patient for first time

We first covered the Chalmers University artificial arm last November. It goes a step beyond current motorized prostheses as it is intended as a …

This Guy Built His Own Bionic Arms

When Chinese farmer Sun Jifa lost his hands in a freak explosion, he couldn't afford prosthetics to replace them. So he figured out how to make his own.<p>From the Metro (UK):

Prosthetics

News and Analysis of the Life and Health Insurance Industry | ThinkAdvisor

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Who’s More Productive, Introverts Or Extroverts?

Yes. Everyone’s a little introverted. Everyone’s a little extroverted. And everyone can work better by embracing both qualities.<p>“There is no such thing as a pure introvert or extrovert,” observed Carl Jung, the psychologist who popularized the terms. “Such a person would be in the lunatic …

Robohand: How cheap 3D printers built a replacement hand for a five-year old boy

Creators make the design public domain to help people who can't afford prostheses.<p>Not too long ago, Liam had no fingers on his right hand. The South …

New Bionic Hand Gives Amputee a Grip — And a Sense of Touch

Dennis Aabo Sørensen lost his left hand in a fireworks accident during a family holiday when he was in his mid-twenties. Last year, the 36-year-old …

Routledge Handbook of Biomechanics and Human Movement Science (Routledge International Handbooks) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition

The <i>Routledge Handbook of Biomechanics and Human Movement Science</i> is a landmark work of reference. Now available in a concise paperback edition, it …

What are you really assessing with a biomechanical assessment? - Cor Kinetic

Biomechanical assessments are everywhere. We can get them for back pain, foot pain, our running gait. The list is endless.<p>The question we have to ask …

Tissue Mechanics: Connective Tissues

As I approach the final months of my graduate program (!!!!!!), I am gaining momentum for the next step: sharing my research with the world.<p>As part …

Biomechanics

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Bigger is better

The Surface Pro 3 is a vast improvement over the Pro 1 and 2 -- and that alone is huge.<p>Microsoft nailed the physical design -- I knew that the first time I used a Pro 3 two weeks ago. And now that I have one (as of Friday), I can tell you why. What follows are my initial impressions. A longer-term …