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NPR Correspondent Elise Hu tries out the future by seeking technology that could pushes the boundaries of what it means to be human--in this case she tries walking in a brain-controlled robotic exoskeleton. NPR hide caption

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Video: Future You, With Elise Hu

How Mind-Controlled Robot Suits Could Enhance Our Limbs

In Episode 2 of Future You, Elise Hu explores mind-controlled exoskeletons that could let paralyzed people walk or the able-bodied gain super strength.

NPR Correspondent Elise Hu tries out the future by seeking technology that could pushes the boundaries of what it means to be human--in this case she tries walking in a brain-controlled robotic exoskeleton. NPR hide caption

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How Mind-Controlled Robot Suits Could Enhance Our Limbs

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Gary Sanchez of Honduras (right) watches as his wife, Mariela, comforts their son, Jonathan, 16, during a news conference in Boston on Monday. The Sanchez family came to the U.S. seeking treatment for Jonathan's cystic fibrosis. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Ends Protection For Migrants' Medical Care

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