Paralysed man becomes walking miracle

A man has been able to move all four of his paralysed limbs with a mind-controlled exoskeleton suit, French researchers report. Thibault, 30, said taking his first steps in the suit felt like being the “first man on the Moon”. Could this, one day, make wheelchairs unnecessary?

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Activities

  1. Imagine other uses for robo-suits — for example, in wars or in sport. Jot down a list of three. Discuss them with your class.
  2. Write a one-page, science-fiction story in which the robots rebel. Suddenly, humans can no longer control robots with their minds. The tables are turned...