Here’s another interesting article about bionic limbs, similar to Sherry’s posting World’s First “Bionic Woman”, about the woman who received a prosthetic arm that she can move with her thoughts. This one is about a Bionic Man 🙂
While covering the Iraq war, BBC producer Stuart Hughes lost his leg. His new prosthetic foot is so advanced, it may even allow amputee soldiers back into battle.
[…]It uses sensors and a built-in microprocessor to mimic some of the actions of a human foot. […] The sensors detect whether the user is walking on level ground, going uphill or downhill or climbing steps.