Five join the SA+P faculty, while 10 are recognized for work in art, architecture, urbanism, and design.
Hugh Herr tells the BBC that we're entering a new era of human-machine interoperability
New amputation process gives more natural sensation and movement to people who use prostheses.
"I can not only be a designer but I can be the test pilot."
Author Todd Balf gets a front-row seat as Hugh Herr plots his next big act—a $100 million project to end a slate of disabling conditions
You’ll likely hear Hugh Herr before you see him.The charismatic leader of MIT’s biomechatronics research group wears two next-generation ...
MIT’s Center for Extreme Bionics has an ambitious goal: nothing short of ending disability.
The technique, tested in rodents, could yield better sensation and control of prosthetic limbs
Muscle grafts could help amputees sense and control artificial limbs.
Specially designed muscle grafts could help amputees sense and control artificial limbs.
Hugh Herr and his Biomechatronics research group at the MIT Media Lab have developed the first powered ankle-foot prosthesis. The novel p...
On May 9, more than 900 attendees from throughout the world joined members of the Media Lab and special guests for h2.0, a symposium focu...
MIT's Center for Extreme Bionics it trying to eliminate human disabilities and push us beyond the limits of our own bodies
"Think—what are people not expecting to happen yet and how can I make that happen?"
Learn more about the Biomechatronics group on their group website.
Chris Ahern, who lost his foot and much of his leg below the knee after a motorcycle accident in 2006, places the remaining part of the l...
Hugh Herr discusses why he and others do research at the Media Lab.