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Comments on Robotic Ankle First Such Powered Prosthesis
MIT researchers appear to have created the world's first powered robotic ankle prosthesis. (Read the complete story)

"Here are some more details on the powered ankle.

(bionic feet and ankle)

The limb consists of an artificial shin and foot connected via a powered, rotating ankle joint. A motor within the ankle varies factors such as the angle of the foot, the stiffness of the joint and the force absorbed and released during each step. This allows the limb to match the performance of a human foot when walking on a flat surface and even when climbing or descending stairs. "
(Bill Christensen 5/12/2007 6:07:13 PM)
"i despise my self of being a normal op student"
( 3/11/2009 8:48:58 AM)
"What is the latest on this foot."
(Tony Enchelmaier 4/5/2009 3:01:48 PM)

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