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Robot cuts the neck scar out of thyroid surgery

Guided by surgeons at a console, the da Vinci Surgical System enables access to the thyroid through the armpit, thereby avoiding the hallmark neck incision.

By Jul. 6, 2010


Peter Dinklage Reddit AMA offers peek behind 'Game of Thrones'

Peter Dinklage takes to Reddit to field questions about hummus and behind-the-scenes antics while filming "Game of Thrones." Crave's Amanda Kooser wades through the epic threads and finds the highlights.

By Apr. 11, 2014


Breast cancer activists win battle with Facebook over mastectomy photos

A Change.org petition pushes the social network to be more conscientious in how it handles images depicting breast cancer survivors.

By Jun. 12, 2013


Are you Superman or Voldemort? Avatars may affect the real you

Researchers use chili and chocolate to determine how your virtual avatar may affect behavior after a game is over.

By Feb. 10, 2014


Surgically implanted headphones are literally 'in-ear'

Thanks to a body mod that stuck magnetic speakers in his ears, would-be cyborg Rich Lee enjoys an unusually convenient setup for listening to music.

By Jun. 28, 2013


Get rid of your ex on Valentine's, from Facebook at least

An app called KillSwitch faithfully promises to remove all traces of your exes from your Facebook timeline. Yes, it's as if you never knew them.

By Feb. 14, 2013


Shave a tarantula with Weird Al Yankovic app

Weird Al will read his kids' book to your little angels with the Al Yankovic: When I Grow Up app for iOS. Try your hand at shaving tarantulas and giving gorilla massages with the extra mini-games.

By Jun. 22, 2011


Modular Special Forces weapon one step closer to deployment

FN Special Forces combat assault rifle undergoes field assessment before final production.

By Jul. 31, 2008


Astronomers study 'gargantuan' Jupiter impact

Astronomers around the world are aiming telescopes at Jupiter to study an Earth-size scar in the planet's atmosphere caused by a presumed comet or asteroid impact.

By Jul. 21, 2009


Friday Poll: Would you go under the robotic knife?

A new study says robot surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is safe in the long term. Would you let a robot operate on you?

By Mar. 25, 2011