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paralyzed

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Wearable robots for the paralyzed take a step forward

A next-gen exoskeleton, now on sale, highlights how the latest robots are merging science fiction with reality.

By February 2, 2016

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Pioneering procedure helps paralyzed man walk again

Cells harvested from a patient's nose helped return function to a damaged spinal cord. Now he is able to walk with help from ropes and guide bars.

By October 22, 2014

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​I used my eyes to control virtual reality, and someday you will too

VR headsets, and especially smartglasses, could get a lot better with the addition of eye tracking. Eyefluence convinced me.

By February 11, 2016

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Paralyzed jockey walks again with help from bionic suit

After a riding accident left him without the use of his legs, Irish jockey Jonjo Bright thought he'd never walk again. Then he stepped into the Ekso suit.

By July 16, 2014

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At Indy 500, paralyzed driver will steer by head tilts alone

Using his head to maneuver a customized Corvette, racer Sam Schmidt, a quadriplegic, will drive laps during race festivities.

By May 9, 2014

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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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Next up in robot suits for the paralyzed: Mind control?

Researchers are looking to push robotic exoskeletons into the realm of thought control, eliminating the need for hand controls and reaching those unable to use their upper bodies.

By November 20, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge: What's the difference?

Paralyzed by choice? CNET's Jessica Dolcourt helps you decide if you can really be happy with the base model S6, or if the S6 Edge's siren call is worth the price.

By March 27, 2015

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'Forensic holodecks' may someday allow juries to revisit crime scenes during a trial

On Tomorrow Daily, Khail and Ashley talk about the possibility of criminal trials combining virtual reality headsets and 3D renders to help jurors visualize crime scenes. It's a lot easier than trying to recreate a flat image in your mind, and a lot less disturbing than seeing real crime scene photos, but would the courts allow them?

By January 13, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 111: Flexible spinal implants, crime scene VR, ultra-detailed CT scans and more

On today's show, we marvel at a new implant that may help paralyzed people walk again, discuss the pros and cons of allowing trial juries to use VR to revisit crime scenes, and check out the super-detailed images of the human body coming from GE's newest CT scanner.

By January 13, 2015