Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Japan's seniors go Robocop

Researchers at Tsukuba University have developed a robotic suit that gives the wearer extra strength by assisting limb movement. As early as next year, the suit may be available for lease (primarily to seniors) for as little as $500 a month.

Now grandma will be able to load those 50-pound bags of dog food into the trunk by herself.

—Mellow Monk

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