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Did human limbs evolve from shark gills?

There's a weird genetic link between human limbs and the gills of cartilaginous sea beasts. How are the two related?

By 20 April 2016

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Robotic limb turns drummer into three-armed musical cyborg

Watch out, Ringo. The robots are rising up and melding with humans to create a stick-wielding Cerberus.

By 19 February 2016

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This soft robotic limb can shake your hand without crushing it (Tomorrow Daily 264)

Ashley discusses a robotic limb with the ability to adjust its grip during a handshake, a HUD designed for doctors to use during surgeries and a working combination safe made entirely of Lego bricks.

By 27 October 2015

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Soft robotic hand gives out humanlike handshakes (Tomorrow Daily 264 show notes)

Rob Schraff's soft robotics project features a humanoid hand with the ability to shake hands with a human and adjust its hold based on the person's grip.

By 27 October 2015

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For the first time, scientists create a lab-grown limb

A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has grown a rat limb in a lab -- paving the way forward for bioengineered human transplants.

By 4 June 2015

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Pokemon No: All the ways you shouldn't play the latest app craze

It's easy to find tips about how to catch the best Pokemon. But what you won't find is a list of all the hazardous ways people are playing Pokemon Go. Yes, there are wrong ways -- unfortunately.

By 23 July 2016

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Indian government accuses Amazon, Alibaba, eBay of facilitating illegal wildlife trade

The government shares a list of 106 websites that were allegedly advertising sales of rare animals and their parts.

By 20 July 2016

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'Crowd Control,' part 21: What comes after the zombie apocalypse

In the penultimate installment of CNET's crowdsourced sci-fi novel, the resurrection war on Earth resolves and humanity turns to the true threat.

By 30 June 2016

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Wearing a Deus Ex-inspired bionic arm is the future of prosthetics

The futuristic world of Deus Ex could soon be a reality after the game's creators announced a project with Razer and Open Bionics to create a prosthetic arm based on the world of the game.

By 10 June 2016

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Man lives for over a year without a heart in his body

A patient in dire need of a heart transplant lived for 17 months with an external artificial heart he carried around in a backpack.

By 8 June 2016