Robotic hand creator Joel Gibbard from Bristol has won second place and a $200,000 prize in an international competition.
Joel, who studied at Plymouth University, has been able to print a prosthetic hand using a 3D printer. He hopes the technique will make prosthetics more affordable.
He had to pitch his idea to a panel of judges at Intel's Make it Wearable challenge.
You can find out more about Joel and his robotic hand here.
Students from The National Star College in Gloucestershire have been to Parliament today.
They've helped launch a campaign for young people with disabilities to have more say in choosing their college.
Ken Goodwin reports:-
Students from The National Star College in Gloucestershire are going to the Houses of Parliament today.
They are helping to launch a campaign enabling young people with disabilities to have more say in choosing their college. The college's principal, Kathryn Rudd, says students have real difficulty getting access to a specialist places of further education.
A young engineer from Bristol has designed and built a prototype bionic hand - from his bedroom.
24-year-old Joel Gibbard, who studied at Plymouth University, hopes the project could lead to low-cost bionic hands for amputees.
Emily Dexter reports:
To find out more about The Open Hand Project click here
A young engineer from Bristol has designed and built a prototype bionic hand in his bedroom.
Twenty four year old Joel Gibbard who studied at Plymouth University hopes the project could lead to a low-cost robotic prosthetic hand for amputees.
Rebecca Hime shows why she feels Gloucestershire County Council should take urgent action on potholes in her Cheltenham street. She says it makes it very difficult to get about in her wheelchair. The council says it is aware of the problem but has to tackle problems on main roads first.
People in a street in Cheltenham are pleading with their council to get potholes filled in.
There are several wheelchair users who live in adapted
accommodation in Selkirk Gardens, but they have trouble crossing the road because it is rutted with dozens of potholes.
The Prime Minister says disabled students at the National Star College in Cheltenham should not suffer from a change in the way it's funded. The area's MP, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, claims that its future is in doubt as money will be allocated by local authorities rather than centrally.
Denise Anstey from Bristol has invented an innovative walking stick but is not earning money from it. She has presented a petition to Downing Street calling for better protection for inventions. We hear from her and local MP Jack Lopresti who is backing her campaign.