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Center for Bioengineering Innovation
Researchers slogging through a tangle of sensors, motors and algorithms face a challenging path, but it’s nothing like the terrain that must be crossed by someone walking with a prosthetic ankle.
Even with the most advanced designs, no step is simple—each laborious movement is fraught with the potential for a slip or a trip.
Now the Center for Bioengineering Innovation, under the direction… Read more
Derrick Stone fills a flannel shirt like a man who knows about hard work and an outdoor lifestyle. He speaks the way he tackles a job, straight up without much flourish.
That is, until he starts to tell you about his experience as a research subject in the Center for Bioengineering Innovation at Northern Arizona University.
In December 2008, Stone lost his lower right leg to a hunting accident. Ultimately, that didn’t slow him down as a ranch hand or… Read more