Robotic skeleton can prevent traumatic (and sometimes fatal) elderly falls

Remember the “The Bionic Woman,” or the “The Six Million Dollar Man?” Both were popular 1970s televisions shows about how science turned an ordinary woman and a disabled man, respectively, into superhumans who could do just about anything. In more modern pop culture, it’s all about “Ironman.”   Science can’t yet make us superheroes, however,…

Details