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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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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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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

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Right-handed or left-handed? Kangaroos actually have a preference

Primate mammals aren't the only species with hand preferences. A study shows that kangaroos mostly prefer using their left paws over their right when it comes to eating, grooming and possibly boxing.

By 19 June 2015

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Free-roaming robot characters at Disneyland, powered by nightmare fuel (Tomorrow Daily 189)

Khail and Ashley aren't convinced that untethered robot characters roaming Disney theme parks is such a good idea. Plus, they explain how scientists grew a semi-working rat limb and discuss a shoe factory converted into a huge playground. #TDCharacter

By 5 June 2015

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Boy with ears made from his ribs gets OK to wear sunglasses

Kieran Sorkin, who underwent an amazing transformative operation last year, gets great news just in time for summer.

By 6 June 2015

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Android M, Apple's iOS plans and Han Solo surprises in CNET UK podcast 436

Windows 10 is weeks away and "Star Wars" fans have been given a nasty shock. We also discuss Android M and what we can expect from iOS 9. It's all here on the UK's best tech podcast.

By 5 June 2015

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Dolphin-loving girl surprised with special 3D-printed arm

A 10-year-old born without part of her right arm gets a big surprise when an actor from the "Dolphin Tale" films presents her with a new, marine-themed prosthetic.

By 5 June 2015

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Woman's donated leg mummified using ancient Egyptian practice

Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.

By 28 May 2015

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Google pledges funding for 3D-printed prosthetics, other aid technology

It launches a $20 million fund for nonprofits whose emerging tech could help make people living with disabilities become more independent. The first bit goes toward low-cost prosthetics and auditory therapy.

By 28 May 2015