The boy with the robot body - BBC REEL

Created by Nacho Larumbe Martín

Spain 18 Jan 2021

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Alvaro is a child with spinal muscular atrophy, a rare disease but which is the main cause of infant mortality in developed countries. Thanks to the exoskeleton invented by the Spanish engineer Elena Garcia, Alvaro and other children affected by spinal muscular atrophy get to walk for the first time. The invention is called Atlas and weighs 9 kilos


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