Arkanaut: Why is this called "Miracles of Nature"?
wildsnowllama: That's pretty spiffy... till the battery dies.
BlackKaiser: [i.imgur.com image 220x307]The Mark II is still in development.../obscure?
FraggleStickCar: "UC Berkeley's latest medical exoskeleton system being developed by Professor Homayoon Kazerooni and his graduate students"nice.
Porous Horace: Wheelchair ramps are defeatist. Invest in exoskeleton development.ReWalkAlso, Homayoon Kazerooni is the new Gene Masseth.
BigBooper: how long before the military weaponizes this?
BigBooper: Two thoughts.1:how long before the military weaponizes this? This has got to be the first step towards battle armor.2: God help him the first time he tries to fly. That thing will be in pieces before security is done with it.
lc6529: I am curious though, I wonder if there is any chance whatsoever of his body teaching itself to walk again just by going through the motions forced by that rig?
Kibbler: I wish this kind of show didn't feel compelled to lather in an oppressive, relentless symphonic soundtrack that frequently comes close to drowning out the narrator.
lc6529: Sure it looks a little clumsy but you have to start somewhere. I think it is a great start and admire his determination and courage to even try it.I am curious though, I wonder if there is any chance whatsoever of his body teaching itself to walk again just by going through the motions forced by that rig?The reason I am thinking that is that is the therapy Christopher Reeve was doing that led so some partial movement before his death.
Cthulhu_is_my_homeboy: I haven't watched MANTIS since its original TV run, when I was a kid. Was it as underrated as I remember or was it just a terrible show that deserved an early death?
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