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New Breed of Robotics Aims to Help People Walk Again

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Robotic legs

Matt Tilford using robotic legs, called an exoskeleton by Ekso Bionics, with a physical therapist, Craig Newsam.

Credit: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

When Joey Abicca pokes a metal crutch into the ground with his right arm, tiny motors start whirling around his left leg, lifting it and moving it forward.

From The New York Times
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