Posted Monday, June 16, 2008
It wasn't very long ago a paralyzing injury meant a lifetime of immobility. But today, the once-paralyzed are playing tennis from their wheelchairs. Biomedical technology is growing in leaps and bounds, with new tools that can allow paraplegics to stand up and prosthetic arms that work almost as well as the real thing. On the Sound of Ideas, the bio-engineering breakthroughs that are changing the world, one paralysis victim at a time.
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