A man who was paralysed five years ago walked again using a non-invasive brain interface that transfers signals to his own muscles.
A man who has been completely paralysed for four years has been able to take thousands of steps using his own muscles, thanks to a robotic exoskeleton.
On today's show, we check out an exoskeleton with FDA approval that's helping people walk again, freak out over Spider-Man's return to the Marvel Studios fold, and debate the usefulness of a fully robot-staffed hotel.
Rewalk is an exoskeleton designed to help paralyzed patients walk again. It's been approved for home and public use by the FDA for a while now, but we're just now seeing it for the first time, and we're excited about it.
An ekoskelton-style device provides factory workers with a place to sit whenever they need it, no chair required.
Following the EU's lead, the US finally allows people with spinal cord injuries to buy the motorized system that lets them independently stand upright, turn, and walk.
Strapped into a robotic exoskeleton, paraplegic Juliano Pinto makes history by standing upright to kick a soccer ball for World Cup opening ceremonies.
A team of Canadian engineers has taken out one of the world's top design prizes with a 3D printer that prints out customised circuit boards with the press of a button.
A key UV-blocking ingredient in sunscreen has been proven toxic to coral, contributing to reef death around the world.
A Shanghai-based designer creates a line of colorful eyeglasses that would fit right into a comic book or abstract painting. Are we looking at the future of specs?