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limb

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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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Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens has PlayStation-exclusive content

PlayStation players getting two exclusive DLC packs; Lego Star Wars franchise sales exceed 33 million units.

By 2 February 2016

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Gesture-controlled prosthetic tech looks promising (Tomorrow Daily 301)

Jeff and Ashley cover an artificial limb that uses external armbands to move and a robot designed to scavenge radioactive material in locations too dangerous for humans.

By 21 January 2016

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This artificial limb uses Myo armbands for gesture control (Tomorrow Daily 301 show notes)

Johns Hopkins University tested a prosthetic that uses two Myo bands for control instead of surgically implanted sensors, and the design could mean artificial limbs with high function and lower cost in the the future.

By 21 January 2016

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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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We celebrate the Pluto meet-and-greet that took almost 10 years to happen (Tomorrow Daily 208)

It's always a good day when we can celebrate a milestone alongside the fine folks at NASA, so we take some time on the show to cheer on the team and discuss the high-res photos of Pluto coming from New Horizons.

By 15 July 2015

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We cheer on New Horizons and its Pluto flyby (Tomorrow Daily 208)

Ashley and Khail send congratulations to the New Horizons team at NASA for their successful Pluto fly-by mission, talk about potential deals during Amazon's "Prime Day" and check out a cool prosthetic limb with Lego attachments. #TDFlyby

By 15 July 2015

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Untethered robot characters at Disney parks couldn't possibly go wrong (Tomorrow Daily 189)

Disney Research may someday replace actors inside fuzzy costumes with fully robotic animatronic characters that will roam freely throughout its theme parks. We hope you know how to use a popcorn bucket or a mylar balloon as a defensive weapon.

By 5 June 2015