Will 'bionic bodies' offer high-tech hope to the disabled?

PBS NewsHour has a new piece by Miles O'Brien on the latest in bionics, and how new technologies are extending physical and sensory capacities for people with serious disabilities— and changing lives.

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The segment includes a visit with Segway inventor and bionics designer Dean Kamen (shown with Miles, at left); an exoskeleton test-drive at Berkeley Bionics; a chat with World Wide Mind
author Michael Chorost; and a run through Central Park with double amputee, fashion model, and former Gizmodo guest-editor Aimee Mullins.

Read the transcript here, and watch the video here at PBS.org, or here on YouTube.

(thanks, Kate Tobin!)

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