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Submission + - New NASA robot could help paraplegics walk (networkworld.com)

coondoggie writes: "NASA said today it has helped develop a 57-lb robotic exoskeleton that a person could wear over his or her body either to assist or inhibit movement in leg joints. The X1 was derived from NASA and General Motors Robonaut 2 project and the could find applications as an in-space exercise machine to supply resistance against leg movement more importantly as a way to help some individuals walk for the first time."
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New NASA robot could help paraplegics walk

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What this country needs is a dime that will buy a good five-cent bagel.