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MIT Builds Voice-Controlled Robotic Wheelchair
By Dylan Love, Business Insider · 16 April, 2014 • MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory voice-controlled robotic wheelchair could revolutionize the way people with progressive neurological conditions get from place to place.
Panasonic Robot Bed/Wheelchair Earns Global Safety Certification
By Jason Falconer, Gizmag · 16 April, 2014 • Panasonic's Resyone, a robotic bed that transforms into an electric wheelchair, is the world's first ISO13482-compliant service robot.
Exoskeleton Lets Paralyzed Veteran Walk Again
By Steven Verberg, Wisconsin State Journal · 18 March, 2014 • Army Sgt. Dan Rose is the second paralyzed U.S. military veteran to own a motorized exoskeleton from Ekso Bionics.
Amputee Drummer Gains Third Arm With Robotic Prosthesis
By Carey Dunne, Fast Company · 13 March, 2014 • A rock musician regains his career with the aid of the robotic prosthesis that turns him into a 'three-armed power-drumming cyborg.' The performer can control either one drumstick or two with his right 'arm.'
Drones Changing the Way We Watch Sports
By Colin Lecher, Popular Science · 12 March, 2014 • Already used for filming at the recent Olympics in Sochi, and Stateside in many 'extreme sports,' drones may appear next in college and prep sports.
Whole-Arm Haptics Aid Neurorehabilitation Research
By RT Staff · 4 March, 2014 • Researchers at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago are using Barrett's WAM arm to help survivors of stroke regain upper-limb mobility and strength.
Robotic Arm, Video Games Help Stroke Patients Recover
By Cynthia Newsome, KSHB · 27 February, 2014 • Robotic arm supports patient's arm as they sit in a chair and play a video game with a joystick.
Paralyzed Woman Walks with 3D Printed Exoskeleton
By Mary-Ann Russon, IBTimes · 21 February, 2014 • Ekso Bionics and 3D Systems collaborated on the patient-specific suit
Wearable Robot Mimics Leg Muscles to Help Foot and Ankle Rehabilitation
By via The Engineer · 22 January, 2014 • Pneumatic artificial muscles and sensors create a soft exoskeleton ideal for leg rehabilitation.
Breast Cancer Prevention the New Frontier for ISS Robotics
By Space Coast Daily · 6 November, 2013 • IGAR robot going into clinical trials for breast cancer detection and improved biopsy techniques.

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