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WATCH: The Duke Prof Experiment That Kicked Off World Cup 2014

If you watched the opening ceremonies of the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 12, then you couldn’t have missed the seemingly miraculous moment when a paraplegic wearing a robotic suit kicked the first soccer ball of one of the world’s most anticipated sporting events. It was the first time a paraplegic person has walked on his own using a device controlled entirely with his own brain, and in the days since, it’s given hope to the hundreds of thousands of people around the world confined to wheelchairs. The feat hits close to home for the Triangle. Much of...

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