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Paralysed man walks on his own legs, no exoskeleton involved

A man who was paralysed five years ago walked again using a non-invasive brain interface that transfers signals to his own muscles.

By September 24, 2015


Exoskeleton gives paralysed man use of his legs

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.

By September 3, 2015


Tomorrow Daily 127: An FDA-approved exoskeleton, Spider-Man comes back to Marvel and more

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.

By February 10, 2015


Tomorrow Daily: Human exoskeleton for paralysis victims has FDA approval

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.

By February 10, 2015


Clamp-on exoskeleton turns you into your own chair

An ekoskelton-style device provides factory workers with a place to sit whenever they need it, no chair required.

By August 21, 2014


FDA clears ReWalk exoskeleton that lets paraplegics walk again

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.

By June 26, 2014


Paraplegic kicks off World Cup with mind-controlled exoskeleton

Strapped into a robotic exoskeleton, paraplegic Juliano Pinto makes history by standing upright to kick a soccer ball for World Cup opening ceremonies.

By June 13, 2014


Custom circuit board printer takes out 2015 James Dyson Award

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.

By November 9, 2015


Your sunscreen is helping kill the coral reefs

A key UV-blocking ingredient in sunscreen has been proven toxic to coral, contributing to reef death around the world.

By October 20, 2015


Trippy 3D-printed glasses let you swap looks often

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?

By October 12, 2015