Huggable Robot Befriends Girl in Hospital

Meet Huggable—an app-controlled robot designed by the MIT Media Lab. Created to help young patients fight cancer, Huggable is operated by an expert Child Life Specialist at Boston Children’s Hospital. More info from WIRED.com: http://wrd.cm/1Dlc31d Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired […]

Can Prosthetics Outperform Real Limbs? | Cyborg Nation

MIT Media Lab’s Hugh Herr explains how he looks to nature when developing new bionic appendages. The amputee and avid rock climber discusses how his biomechatronics division is pioneering the technologies that aim to augment human physical capabilities. SUBSCRIBE for more videos: http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED […]