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having particular physiological functions augmented or replaced by electronic or electromechanical components

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Bionic Vision Technologies' devices are implanted at the back of the eye, into a naturally occurring pocket known as the suprachoroidal space.
The only way he can be truly independent is with bionic hands but they have to be custom made and cost a great deal of money.
Katie in hospital with her father, above, and with her new bionic leg, below <B
Scientists are now completing further tests as they work to improve the sensitivity of the bionic device before recommending its use worldwide.
Sensors on his chest pick up the nerve impulses to control movement in his bionic arm and hand.
It was all revealed in the fascinating Channel 4 documentary How To Build a Bionic Man, presented by psychologist Dr Bertolt Meyer.
As well as being able to walk and talk, the bionic man has an artificial pancreas, kidney, spleen, trachea and functional blood circulatory system.
Austin was given a bionic arm and legs and an artificial zoom-lens eye.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- In a major development, researchers successfully performed the first implantation of an early prototype bionic eye with 24 electrodes.
AGIANT Bionic Ear will be the centrepiece of an innovative health roadshow visiting Wrexham this week warning youngsters of the dangers of mp3s.
The cutting performance of the toe of a field mouse's claw, after inducting the concept of longitudinal/depth ratio, is analyzed with a FEM based on the observe and analysis about the geometric characteristics of animals' claw, and the basic laws and reasons for the superiority of mechanical performance during cutting process by animals' claw are surveyed, with which the reliable biologic information for the bionic design of cutting components is provided.
Nine months is the best age to have this done but doctors say it must be carried out by the age of two, otherwise the pathways in the brain develop in such a way that even with a bionic ear she is unlikely to hear.
The Droid Bionic, the latest top-of-the-line Android phone from Motorola Mobility and Verizon Wireless ($300 with a two-year plan), is more of everything.
The full-featured Droid Bionic smartphone combines 4G LTE service, a dual-core processor, a large screen and the latest version of Android, making it blazingly fast.