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3D printing gives disabled duck Dudley a new limb

Yet another disabled little duckie gets a new lease on life thanks to the magic of 3D printing.

By 25 January 2014

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That hush-hush Air Force space plane just headed back into orbit

The X-37B -- undertaking its fourth mission -- shared its rocket ride back to space with an experimental LightSail spacecraft provided by the Bill Nye-backed Planetary Society.

By 21 May 2015

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Using intentions to control a robotic prosthetic

A neural implant on the area of the brain that controls the patient's intention to move could be the key to better robotic prosthetics.

By 22 May 2015

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Jon Snow may be the worst dinner party guest ever

In a "Late Night with Seth Meyers" skit, Seth invites his friend Jon Snow over for dinner, but Jon's inability to make small talk gets him into trouble.

By 8 April 2015

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Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

With the first thought-controlled bionic leg pioneered in Chicago, the next steps for smart prosthetics are refining them for widespread use and tackling a huge hurdle: sensory feedback.

By 12 October 2013

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'The X-Files' is back, and we hope it lives up to our self-hype

One of the greatest sci-fi shows in the history of television is returning to the airwaves as a six-episode "event" miniseries. Amid excellent sci-fi shows like "Black Mirror" and "Orphan Black," we're hoping new episodes of "The X-Files" can still capture our imagination like it did 20 years ago.

By 25 March 2015

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'The X-Files' is back, and we're ready for more Mulder and Scully (Tomorrow Daily 149)

On today's show, our hosts check a bionic limb that uses a smartphone for processing signals, freak out over the return of "The X-Files" and meet a robot who might take over assembly lines in electronic factories.

By 25 March 2015

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Square Enix redesigns Star Wars villains

A series of three official variant action figures designed by Square Enix reimagines the Stormtrooper, Boba Fett and Darth Vader.

By 31 March 2015

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Strange 'double blob' atop Martian atmosphere puzzles scientists

Long fingerlike tendrils poked out from the part of the Red Planet known as the "Martian limb" and astronomers are scratching their heads over the cause.

By 18 February 2015

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'Bionic' rebuild gives three amputees mind-controlled robotic arms

Three Austrian men have received mind-controlled robotic arms, using a world-first technique called "bionic reconstruction."

By 25 February 2015