Wearing a state-of-the-art exoskeleton, a paralyzed teenager will make the ceremonial first kick at the World Cup in Brazil this summer.
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.
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.
A ReWalk robotic exoskeleton allows a paraplegic woman to start and finish the London Marathon, covering the 26.2-mile course over 17 days.
Photographer Robbie Cooper explores the modern convergence of personal and social identities in a portrait series that pairs gamers with their virtual avatars.
Austin Whitney, 22, made headlines when he stood and walked at graduation in a pair of robotic legs. Now he spends full days in a UC Berkeley lab helping to refine them.
A demonstration day at Kaiser Permanente offers a look at 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.
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