War & Peace: Bionic Soldier
Clip: Episode 2 | 3m 30s
At the MIT Media Lab, biomechatronic scientists are creating bionic limbs that emulate the function of natural ones. Led by Hugh Herr, a double amputee himself, their breakthrough advances have provided greater mobility and new hope to those with physical disabilities.
Aired: 05/30/16Video has closed captioning.
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