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A New Test Platform - Xan

In preparing for a meeting with the hand’s recipient to test  the EMG controls that I’ve developed, I’ll be spending the next day or two building a new test platform. 137 more words

Science

JUST FOR KIDS: Becky's Battle with a Bully

Kids who are “different” in some way are often the target of bullies. Becky’s prosthetic arm made her a target. In this video she talks to kids about her girl fight and the right way to stand up to a bully. 16 more words

Inspiration

JUST FOR KIDS: Becky's Battle with a Bully

Kids who are “different” in some way are often the target of bullies. Becky’s prosthetic arm made her a target. In this video she talks to kids about her girl fight and the right way to stand up to a bully. 17 more words

Bully

Skin Health: Prevention and Treatment of Skin Breakdown

Recommended reading for nurse, therapists, physicians, orthotists, prosthetists, and individuals who rely on assistive technology for daily activity.

Skin Health: Prevention and Treatment of Skin Breakdown… 180 more words

Diabetic Foot Care

Watching "The Incredible Bionic Man"

Yesterday I watched The Incredible Bionic Man on Netflix. It’s a strange Smithsonian Channel documentary from 2013: a group of scientists gathered state-of-the art bionic parts and assembled them into a “man”. 331 more words

Health - Mental & Physical

Viktoria Modesta.

I came around Viktoria Modesta whilst reading up about amputations. I was taken back with her approach to prosthetics and fashion and how she was able to blend to two mediums together to create unique and futurist fashionable prosthetics. 81 more words

Research

GitHub, Hand "hacking", and Mechanics - Xan

There are four things that I have to do in the next few months:

1. Order motors and potentiometers and modify (“hack”) the hand to use them. 387 more words

Science