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ek soh ske luh tuhn

  • n  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

  • Japanese researchers have developed a robotic exoskeleton to help the elderly and disabled walk and even lift heavy objects like the jug of water above.
  • She became a mere exoskeleton of her former self.
  • The Pompidou may be high tech, its exoskeleton may be a rationalist's grid, but it strikes a note of ferocious dislocations and forbidden disclosures that the Surrealists would .
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  • Local Fundraiser On June 8 To Help Paralyzed Marine
    Marine Capt. Derek Herrera, 29, wants to stands up again, look at people eye to eye and continue to serve in the Marines. The only way he can do that is to use an Exoskeleton, a machine that helps people who are paralyzed walk and move around. The machine called Re-Walk, is considered experimental and not approved by the FDA, therefore not covered by insurance. The cost of one Exoskeleton is $70 ...
    June 6, 2013 - Coronado Eagle & Journal

  • Dane Cook in Reuters
    This is one of the funniest people that I've met,Cook told reporters at a recent news conference. "She has the Terminator exoskeleton version of the funny bone - she is so good, tremendously gifted, comedic person."
  • Hans Moravec in Times Online
    An exoskeleton is a baby step towards telepresence - technology that enables a human to feel and sense as if they were really somewhere else,says Hans Moravec, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University who has been building robots since the...

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