Sunday, May 19, 2024

Tag: South African

First Female Quadriplegic to Summit Africa’s Highest Peak

21-year-old South African ‘ability activist’ Chaeli Mycroft has become the first female quadriplegic to reach the top of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro. Chaeli and her team—the Chaeli Kili Climbers—reached the summit early Thursday morning after five days of gruelling ascent in a specialised wheelchair.

First Mind-Controlled Robotic Leg Put Through Its Paces

A robotic leg prosthesis controlled entirely by brain waves could be a game changer for victims of spinal cord injury With the Paralympics in full...