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.
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.
A woman with Lou Gehrig's disease paints using software that lets her control digital brushes with brainwaves. Now, thanks to a crowdfunding push, she's realizing her dream to exhibit her work.
Claire Lomas of England has become the first person in the world to begin home use of the powered exoskeleton that helped her walk the London Marathon.
Thanks to electrodes in her brain, quadriplegic Jan Scheuermann can manipulate objects for the first time in years.
Tony Nicklinson, a paralyzed man with locked-in syndrome, speaks to the world through Twitter with tweets written through eye movements.
A ReWalk robotic exoskeleton allows a paraplegic woman to start and finish the London Marathon, covering the 26.2-mile course over 17 days.
New tech out of Northwestern bypasses the spinal cord to deliver messages directly from the brain to muscles.
A demonstration day at Kaiser Permanente has demos of robotic legs for those who can't walk, arms for those who can't lift, and forceps for surgeons who can't be in the operating room.
A five-year study out of the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology demonstrates that a simple chemical cocktail can revive the "innate intelligence" of the spinal column in rats.