Part 5: Legs With Brains Part 5: Legs With Brains

Part 5: Legs With Brains

by Rus Garofalo, Lindsay Utz, Justin Fines, Morgan Currie, Labour , Dean Fleischer-Camp, David Axe, Andrew Bouvé

November 12, 2008
/youtube]Robots are assisting soldiers both on the battlefield and off. Some 30,000 men and women have lost limbs over the course of the conflict in Iraq, and the latest in prosthetic technology is helping them readjust to normal life. These cutting edge prostheses are equipped with robotic joints and computer chips that more accurately simulate actual limbs.Continued in Part 6, "A God's Eye View."LEARN MOREMassachusetts Institute of Technology; Walter Reed Army Hospital
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Part 5: Legs With Brains