The best prosthetics feel more like the real thing.
A tool in place of your arm or a stereo for your leg? How our attitudes towards human enhancement have changed.
People with disabilities are often disappointed with their devices' performance, and choose not to use them. To encourage innovation, a new competition tests assistive technologies.
The achievements of the Paralympians, and societal shift towards more inclusivity and the celebration of diversity, has had a dramatic effect on the lives of people living with disability.
Medical literature is full of stories of people who have operated on themselves. Surprisingly, some lived to tell the tale.
A woman developed sepsis after she was licked by her pet greyhound.
Body identity integrity disorder is a strange and very distressing condition. A shift towards treating it as a neuroscientific problem could be the key to a cure.