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$50 Artificial Knee Wins Global Health Innovation Award

When people in a war-torn developing country lose their legs above the knee due to a landmine blast injury, many cannot afford an artificial limb that costs $100. Even if they can afford one, most of the artificial knees available use older technology developed in the 1950s and only provide minimal functionality. In North America, […]

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Innovative Devices Help Disabled Kids Communicate

A non-verbal boy with multiple disabilities communicated independently for the first time at age 16, using a Hummer, an external neckband device that translates humming sounds into language on a computer. For his first word, he chose the name of his educational assistant, the one who had been helping him for many years. When he […]

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