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exoskeleton

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Ancient scorpion of the sea is the granddaddy of arachnids

A newly described species of sea scorpion measures over 1.5 metres long and lived 460 million years ago.

By August 31, 2015

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3D-printed violin looks like a sci-fi sea creature

The 3Dvarius, a playable 3D-printed violin based on the legendary Stradivarius, looks like a visitor from the future.

By August 11, 2015

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3D-printed exoskeleton helps paralyzed skier walk again

The robotic suit, created by 3D Systems and EksoBionics, allows Amanda Boxtel, who was paralyzed in a skiing accident, to walk for the first time since 1992.

By February 18, 2014

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Gaming exoskeleton to pair with Oculus Rift headset at CES 2014

PrioVR, the full-body tracking suit, rebounds from its failed Kickstarter with a fully-functional prototype at CES 2014 that will pair with the Oculus Rift headset.

By January 5, 2014