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Improved Exoskeleton Suit May Help Paralyzed Better Walk, Climb and Turn

  • Deborah Block

Life-changing metal exoskeleton suits—wearable robots—are helping people who are paralyzed walk again. The device delivers power to help them move their limbs. But the bulky suits make anything, other than walking in a straight line, difficult and slow. Now, a more flexible and less constraining version is being developed to provide additional freedom of movement.

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