Tag: extra limb

Walking setup used to power upper limb prostheses in the works

August 29, 2022

Scientists at Rice University (Rice) in Texas are developing a pneumatic “extra limb” that will be powered by the wearer’s footsteps. Prosthetics are incredibly useful to those with disabilities – they could, however, do without the bulky and heavy batteries that often come with these devices. An experimental system currently being developed by a Rice […]

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