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Wearable robots getting lighter, more portable

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CHICAGO (AP) — When Michael Gore stands, it's a triumph of science and engineering. Eleven years ago, Gore was paralyzed from the waist down in a workplace accident, yet he rises from his wheelchair to his full 6-foot-2-inches and walks across the room with help from a lightweight wearable robot. The technology has many nicknames. Besides "wearable robot," the inventions also are called...