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June 8, 2014 7:43 PM

UK professor's 40-second demonstration during the World Cup could have lasting impact

On June 12, a paralyzed spinal cord injury patient will kick the first ball of the World Cup in Sao Paulo using an exoskeleton and brain-computer technology. Dr. Lumy Sawaki hopes that institutions such as Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital, where she is the endowed chair, will gain the technology to use as a training tool for more than 300 patients.

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