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the exterior protective or supporting structure or shell of many animals (especially invertebrates) including bony or horny parts such as nails or scales or hoofs

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In some ways even more exciting is the combination of stem cells with Exoskeleton and Virtual Reality technology.
The researchers also reported that the discovery of so many ant species whose exoskeleton substances don't fight off microbes contradicts previous ideas that all ants have some sort of antibiotic agent on their bodies.
Baniqued further explained that he was able to design a prototype for a robotic ARM exoskeleton during his time as a researcher at the DLSU.
With postdoctoral researcher Marc Miskin at the helm, the team has made a robot exoskeleton that can rapidly change its shape upon sensing chemical or thermal changes in its environment.
It so happens the hospital is involved in a national Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)-funded research project on the impact an exoskeleton has on someone with a spinal-cord injury (SCI).
Since the exoskeleton only performs flexion and extension through the mechanism, the modification of the exoskeleton was conducted in order to qualify as an index finger rehabilitation device.
Ekso Bionics has already developed a successful exoskeleton, the EksoGT, which was granted clearance by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and received a CE Mark in Europe for use with stroke and spinal cord injuries from L5 to C7.
An exoskeleton is just one of those tools to allow advancement to happen faster than otherwise might be.
Mawashi Science and Technology, a Montreal, Quebec-based research-and-development company, unveiled its ultra-light passive ruggedized integrated soldier exoskeleton, or UPRISE, system for the first time at the National Defense Industrial Association's Special Operations Forces Industry Conference in Tampa, Florida.
The researchers have presented a paper1 explaining that the exoskeleton has a ".
To our knowledge, this is the highest relative reduction in energy expenditure observed to date with a tethered exoskeleton or exosuit.
The exoskeleton robot is a significant invention benefiting human welfare in regaining the opportunity to stand up again.
The 26-year-old is now learning how to walk using a robotic exoskeleton developed by a US firm and is aiming to raise cash towards cost of the unit.
While many exoskeleton devices are claimed to aid those with reduced mobility, the researchers, from the University of Limerick, said they can be inconvenient and aesthetically unpleasant.
NICKI became the first police officer to receive her very own ReWalk Robotic Exoskeleton.