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  • TEDx Gateway 2018: Shriya Srinivasan, Harvard PhD student, sheds light on unique prosthetic innovation

    Prosthetics today are getting increasingly innovative, from prosthetic feet that allow dancers to dance again, to hands that move and grip naturally. While everyone else chases the next technological advance in prosthetic performance, Shriya Srinivasan realized that amputation surgery was still being done the way it was during the U.S. Civil War. It was then that she came upon an idea that what if we revamped the surgery to preserve nerve messaging

  • New affordable, 3D-printed artificial hand developed

    New York : Researchers have 3D printed a low-cost functional plastic hand that can be used to grip, write and even catch a ball, an advance that may lead to custom-made prosthetics, says PTI. The USD 15 prosthetic hand is designed for a person who still has the ability to move their wrist. By moving their wrist, they can control and use the hand’s fingers to grab and hold various objects.

  • Sidharth Katrina

    Sidharth, Katrina to wear prosthetics for their next film

    Mumbai: Actor Sidharth Malhotra and his co-star Katrina Kaif will wear prosthetics make-up in Farhan Akhtar’s next home production in which they will play a couple ageing from 30 years to 60. Both the actors have given their nod for debutante director Nitya Mehra’s untitled love story. “There are different age groups that we have to play in the film. I have to age as the character grows. I am playing a character who