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Jun 16, 2021

The incredible next generation of bionic limbs and prosthetics

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, cyborgs, robotics/AI, transhumanism

Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature’s own designs. Herr lost both legs in a climbing accident 30 years ago; now, as the head of the MIT Media Lab’s Biomechatronics group, he shows his incredible technology with the help of ballroom dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who lost her left leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

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