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Why Scientists are Giving Robots Human Muscles

Human-robot hybrids are advancing quickly, but the applications aren't just for complete synthetic humans.

There's a lot we can learn about ourselves in the process.


Why Do Prosthetic Limbs Feel Way Heavier Than Biological Ones

Because biological limbs are connected to our skeletons, we don't notice that they weigh a lot!

As technology develops, scientists have designed lighter, more functional prostheses and the latest can even use the skeleton like a biological limb does!


HELIX Magazine

The Cybathlon: The Olympics of Restoring Daily Tasks

The olympic games showcase the potential of the human body.

The paralympic games showcase the potential of the human will.

But what if paralympic athletes were allowed to use any device?

Enter: the Cybathlon.



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