Rubber Robots Could Help People with Weak Muscles

March 08, 2017 09:21 PM
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Powered exoskeletons may help people with weak muscles move better. Exoskeletons are often made from metal, which means their joints are rigid. Now researchers at a university in Switzerland are working on flexible, rubber robots that could replace the metal joints in exoskeletons, making them far more flexible. VOA's Deborah Block has a report.