STEM Central Bioengineering: Mind controlled robots and robot legs

Our most recent published context for STEM Central “Bioengineering” provides a rich basis for learning in sciences and technologies.

The BBC reports on Claire Lomas. Following an horse riding accident in 2006, Claire was told she would never walk again. Now, using the ReWalk bionic walking device, Claire has set off on her Marathon challenge, aiming to finish within three weeks of the start on 22nd April 2012.

Paralysed Woman to tackle marathon on robot legs

Paralysed Woman continues London Marathon with bionic legs

The Telegraph reports on “Mind-controlled robot for paraplegics unveiled” tying in the Brain Computer Interfacing learning journey with recent news which provide hope for paraplegics.