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Season 49 Episode 4 | 1h 25m 2s | Video has closed captioning.

Follow the dramatic personal journey of Hugh Herr, a biophysicist working to create brain-controlled robotic limbs. At age 17, Herr’s legs were amputated after a climbing accident. Frustrated by the crude prosthetic limbs he was given, Herr set out to remedy their design, leading him to a career as an inventor of innovative prosthetic devices.

Aired: 02/23/22

Expires: 02/22/25

Rating: NR

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