Have you ever coveted Superman's ability to pick up boulders as if they were pebbles in each hand?
Of course you have.
And this freshly devised wearable robot means it's one step closer to becoming a reality.
Sure, it's a bit weighty and cumbersome – and might be yet another step towards a future where we all turn into cyborgs – but still.
The invention of the Perceptual Robotics Laboratory in Pisa, Italy, it's been formulated with a myriad of useful aims in mind – like rescuing victims of eathquakes from layers of rubble, assembling aircrafts and helping soldiers in the field.