The Superhuman show by Freethink is an original series about the amazing advances in medical innovation that are making the present look more like a sci-fi depiction of the future. Join us as we meet the engineers, entrepreneurs, doctors and patients who are giving people a new lease on life today, while building our superhuman future of tomorrow.
A life changed by robotic legs
Robert is paralyzed. But thanks to a robotic exoskeleton, he can walk again.
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Touch is a sensation that connects us all. This scientist created electronic skin that lets people with prosthetic limbs feel.
Alec McMorris is testing one of the world’s most advanced prosthetics - an AI powered bionic leg.
Walking after complete spinal cord injury used to be a far-fetched dream. But, with advances in spinal cord implants for paralysis, even paraplegics have been able to regain mobility and walk again.
How do you bounce back from a life-changing car accident? Adam Gorlitsky decided he would break a world record.
Your T cells already know how to kill cancer. These doctors can train them to hunt it down.
A virtual world offers a new way to engage with kids on the spectrum.