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Photo: Robot gives elderly a lift

A two-legged robot being developed by Japanese scientists could one day carry the elderly and handicapped up stairs or inclines.
By Bill Detwiler, Contributor on
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WL-16 II

This file photo shows the prototype model of a chair robot called "WL-16 II" developed at Waseda University in Tokyo. The two-legged robot is aimed at enabling people in wheelchairs to go up steps or move heavy goods on uneven land.

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