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