F Yeah Science of the Day: The First Kick at the 2014 World Cup Will be a Medical Miracle

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Things get a bit technical, obviously, but the point is that 3D printing technology and modern neuroscience is going to let a paralyzed patient kick the first ball at the World Cup. How awesome is that?

A Paralyzed Teen in a Brain-Controlled Exo-Suit Will Kick Off the World Cup

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The exoskeleton will support the lower part of the body and enable the paralyzed wearer to walk using wireless electrodes attached to the head that collect brainwaves, which then signal the suit to move.
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