Body mechanics

Berkeley engineers are building better bodies, one part at a time. Working across fields and disciplines, researchers are developing solutions ranging from early disease detection to brain implants and bionic-like exoskeletons. These advances hold the potential to improve  quality of life for millions of people. Here is a rundown of a few of the most notable body hacks that have come out of Berkeley Engineering’s labs in recent years. Click on an icon below to learn more.

Illustration by Jason Lee

BMI reflexBMI
reflex

Deployable diagnosticsDeployable
diagnostics

Stent manStent
man

Finding faultFinding
fault

High resolutionHigh
resolution

Spine spaceSpine
space

ExoskeletonWearable
robots

Second skinSecond
skin 


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