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09
April
2013

Exoskeletons - No longer a device of fiction

When I hear the world "Exoskeleton" I immediately think of some high powered, super stealthy, robot out of a movie, but during my daily readings, I stumbled across an exciting article highlighting yet another innovative and interesting medical advancement. CNN sat down with Ekso Bionics to learn more about the "Ekso". The device is a wearable robot that consists of a motorized frame and computer, which will be used to help paraplegics with upright mobility. It always amazes me how medical technology continues to help so many lives around the world!

Check out the full story here: http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/13/tech/innovation/original-ideas-exoskeleton

Check out photos of "The Ekso" here: http://www.eksobionics.com/ekso#summary

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Ashley Russell

Ashley Russell is the Director of Health and Medicine Initiatives. She provides oversight for the planning and development of programs, events and exhibits centered on COSI'S Health and Medicine area of focus.

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