He ain't heavy

2019-03-06 02:09:18

By Peter Hadfield and Paul Marks WHAT do you get when you cross the robotic exoskeleton from the movie Aliens with a bunch of concertinas? A bionic nurse, of course. It’s designed to help nurses lift patients effortlessly—and without damaging their backs. “Back injuries are a huge problem for us,” says a spokeswoman for the Royal College of Nursing in London. Every year, 3600 nurses from Britain’s National Health Service have to take time off work because of back problems. To address this global problem,