Friday, February 18, 2005

Embracing the Artificial Limb

Embracing the Artificial Limb By Rachel Metz

02:00 AM Feb. 18, 2005 PT

If your vision of the future includes Robocop-like body appendages, several scientists hope to meet you there.

This isn't a silly cyborg fantasy, but what a group of scientists from Brown University, MIT and the Providence VA Medical Center in Providence, Rhode Island, see as the future of artificial limbs -- a project they have funded through the next five years via a $7.2 million research grant and an additional amount to build an advanced rehabilitation facility from the Department of Veterans Affairs.


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