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TO RUSSIA WITH LOVE
TO RUSSIA WITH LOVE
HEATHER Mills paid tribute to her team of prosthetists after she scooped four gold medals on the ski slopes of Aspen, Colorado. 
Competing for the British Disabled Ski Team, Heather won two Super G ski speed races and two downhill events. She was competing at the US Paralympics Adaptive Alpine Speed National and North American Championships.  
Her ultimate aim is to compete at the 2014 Paralympic Games in Russia.  
Heather praised The London Prosthetic Centre who worked closely with her to develop a specialised prosthetic skiing leg that could withstand harsh racing conditions.

BRAINGATE COFFEE BREAK
BRAINGATE COFFEE BREAK
A PIONEERING experiment in the US has seen a paralysed woman move a bionic arm with just brain power. 
Cathy Hutchinson has been unable to speak or move her limbs for 15 years. But she has now been able to lift a bottle of coffee and take a drink thanks to the groundbreaking project - dubbed 'BrainGate' - at Brown University, Rhode Island. 
The development came after a sensor was implanted into her brain to monitor its electrical signals. 
A computer then translates the signals into movements in a robotic arm.

BIG DAY SHIFTS UP A GEAR
BIG DAY SHIFTS UP A GEAR
MOTABILITY has extended its 'One Big Day' events due to popular demand.  
Families have already been enjoying summer fun, with four events including the first 'One Big Day Extra' in June at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.  
More than 70 cars were on display from over 20 manufacturers, including Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs), scooters and powered wheelchairs. 
Further days take place in July and August at Chepstow Racecourse, the Reebok Stadium in Bolton, and the Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire.
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