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Robotic Exoskeleton Prevents Elderly From Falling Down

To help prevent common fall-related injuries among elderly people, scientists have built a robotic exoskeleton that senses when the wearer is off-balance and adjusts to keep them upright. What do you think?

  • “Senior citizens are always the most adept users of new technology.”

    Katie Cohen Crane Rotator
  • “This wouldn’t be needed if the elderly would just stay in bed like I’ve asked.”

    Kenneth Mason Yogurt Marketer
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