Watch a Chef Use His Amazing Bionic Hand to Help Chop Stuff Up

If you're a master chef or a home cook or someone who occasionally wanders into a kitchen in search of food, you'd know that your life is much easier with two hands. Cutting vegetables, washing dishes, using a frying pan and basically just doing things requires both your hands. That's why it's so heartbreaking that… » 9/19/13 8:53pm 9/19/13 8:53pm

A 15-Year-Old Girl's Bionic Hand Lets Her Live a Normal Life

Chloe Holmes, now 15, heartbreakingly lost most of her fingers when she was a mere toddler after suffering from septicaemia due to chickenpox. She's been without a usable hand since then. Thankfully though, she's been outfitted with a bionic hand to help her out. » 8/22/11 10:40pm 8/22/11 10:40pm

If You Need a Bionic Hand, Just Write Mercedes F1 a Nice Letter

It never hurts to ask. 14-year-old Matthew James sent a tongue-in-cheek letter to the head of Mercedes' F1 team asking for £35,000 (~$57,000) for a bionic hand, which they could brand like an F1 car. Mercedes' response? They made him the most advanced prosthetic hand in the world. » 8/15/11 9:20am 8/15/11 9:20am

A Bionic Hand Is the Ultimate Bluetooth Accessory

The i-Limb bionic hand has always been a favorite around here, and it keeps getting better. Today, meet i-Limb Pulse: a prosthesis from Touch Bionics with a programmable kung-fu grip, compliments of bluetooth. » 5/05/10 11:00am 5/05/10 11:00am

iLIMB Bionic Hand Comes Closer to Emulating the Real Thing

We've written about the amazing iLIMB bionic hand » 10/13/08 2:20pm 10/13/08 2:20pm before, but the newest version of it was showed off on the Today Show this morning, and it looks pretty incredible. For one, the guy who had it was able to simply pop one off and put another on without skipping a beat, with the new hand working almost instantly. He…

iLIMB Bionic Hand Looks, Feels Like the Real Thing

We at the Giz are fond of both hands and bionic things - so this iLIMB, from Scottish firm Touch Bionics, is so far up our street it's parked in our car port. A prosthetic hand with five separately-powered fingers, the iLIMB functions via the electric signals generated by the remaining portion of a patient's limb,… » 7/18/07 6:30am 7/18/07 6:30am