Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=231080
Story Retrieval Date: 4/17/2015 11:13:58 AM CST
A robotics lab at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is turning science fiction into non-fiction.
Brenna Argall, a robotics researcher at the Rehabilitation Institute, is developing autonomous robots, which operate by anticipating a user's intentions. Argall says machines like a wheelchair and robotic arm will improve the lives of those with serious paralysis.