Monthly Archives: May 2014

Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature’s own designs. Herr lost both legs in a climbing accident 30 years ago; now, as the head of the MIT Media Lab’s Biomechatronics group, he shows his incredible technology in a talk that’s both technical and deeply personal — with the help of ballroom dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who lost her left leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, and performs again for the first time on the TED stage.

Hugh Herr: The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance

The Road Back

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Operation Rise and Conquer was featured by The Wholesaler in a recent artcile, “The Road Back.”
“When one hears the word “champion,” the first thing that typically comes to mind is the winner of a competition. But an equally impressive champion is someone who supports, defends or advocates on behalf of others.” Read the whole article here