DailyDirt: We Can Rebuild Him. We Have The Technology.
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- The Mercedes GP Petronas F1 team is sponsoring a bionic limb for a 14-yr old kid... and you can, too. This sounds a bit more praiseworthy than the million dollar home page. [url]
- Robotic exoskeletons are on the way (in a decade or so). The Raytheon Sarcos XOS 2 is the second generation of the XOS 1 robo-suit which came out in 2008. But late adopters should probably wait for the third iteration to really work out the kinks. [url]
- A powered prosthetic leg that has software-controlled knee and ankle joints weighs just 9 pounds -- a bit less than most natural lower limbs. This artificial leg also has an "anti-stumble" feature and can go about 8 miles on a single charge. [url]
- To discover more interesting tech-related content, check out what's currently floating around the StumbleUpon universe. [url]