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Meet The NASA Scientist Who’s Reinventing The Wheel
Salim Nasser's wheel design could dramatically reduce the repetitive-stress injuries that often plague manual wheelchair users.
Could Google Glass Allow Us To Drive Our Wheelchairs With Our Eyes?
Employing Google's new toy to improve wheelchair control sounds like the least silly way to use $1,500 nerdwear.
Robo-Wheelchair Climbs Stairs! [Video]
The robotic wheelchair senses the topography of a surface and decides whether to roll across it, or walk.
Steer Your Wheelchair With Your Computerized Tongue Piercing
Today in non-cosmetic body piercings: A group of engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a way to...
Video: WHILL Turns Ordinary Wheelchairs Into Electric Superchairs
Japanese company WHILL’s eponymous product is one of those things that’s so smart that it’s almost annoying that no one...
Video: Face-Controlled Wheelchair Moves With the Clench of a Jaw
For those paralyzed from the neck down, controlling a wheelchair even with a joystick is impossible. Researchers at Japan’s Miyazaki...
First Steps of a Cyborg
Austin Whitney didn’t want to graduate from college in a wheelchair. So he and the student engineers at U.C. Berkeley’s “Kaz Lab” built a machine that allowed him to stand up and walk across the commencement stage
Paraplegic College Grad Lands His First Job: A Bionic Leg Tester
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Video: Kinect-Hacked Shopping Cart Automatically Follows Wheelchair-Bound Shoppers Around
Here at PopSci, we love Kinect hacks, be they applicable for future technology or just for fun. This new hack...
Video: Robotic Exoskeleton Helps Paralyzed College Student Walk Across the Stage at Graduation
Exoskeletons are valuable for several reasons — they can help military personnel carry a heavier load, and they can be...