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Categories: Health   |   Science   |   Technology  
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Will mind-controlled robot suits help end some disabilities as we know them and lead the way to super strength? In this episode of NPRs series, Future You with Elise Hu, the team goes to the University of Houston to try out a mind-controlled exoskeleton. Research on using brain signals to operate machines has made quick advancements in recent years, and this is a demo of a future in which brain-computer interfaces can help those with spinal cord injuries get on their feet, by simply thinking about walking.

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