Rockets! Bionics! Revolution!

I could not resist the chance to use three of my favorite words in a headline – how often does that happen? Vanderbilt engineer Michael Goldfarb’s research has resulted in something that involves all three – a prosethetic arm powered with a miniature rocket motor that is the closest thing yet to a real bionic arm and stands to revolutionize design and function of prosethetic limbs. Existing prosethetics are powered by batteries. Get the full story on Exploration.


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