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An employee of Japanese robotic venture

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An employee of Japanese robotic venture Cyberdyne carries a 65 kilogram straw rice bag during a demonstration of the new robot suit 'HAL' (Hybrid Assistive Limb) to support user's when lifting heavy goods at the Niigata prefectural office in Niigata city, northern Japan on April 5, 2012. Tsukuba University professor and Cyberdyne President Yoshiyuki Sankai (R) developed two prototype models of the robot suits for nurses and care workers, and will start field tests at hospitals and nursing homes in Niigata from June. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
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An employee of Japanese robotic venture Cyberdyne carries a 65 kilogram straw rice bag during a demonstration of the new robot suit 'HAL' (Hybrid Assistive Limb) to support user's when lifting heavy goods at the Niigata prefectural office in Niigata city, northern Japan on April 5, 2012. Tsukuba University professor and Cyberdyne President Yoshiyuki Sankai (R) developed two prototype models of the robot suits for nurses and care workers, and will start field tests at hospitals and nursing homes in Niigata from June. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
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