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abdomen

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Got 9 extra pounds of ab fat? Read this

Mayo Clinic researchers find that healthy young people who gain as few as 9 pounds of fat in the abdomen are at a higher risk of developing endothelial cell dysfunction.

By August 18, 2010

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Medical-imaging procedures always worth the risk?

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds more people exposed to moderate-, high-, and very high-density doses of radiation through CT scans of the abdomen, pelvis, and chest.

By August 31, 2009

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3D-printed cadavers revolutionise anatomical education

The 3D Printed Anatomy Series allows medical students to learn human anatomy without needing access to a real cadaver.

By July 15, 2014

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Bjork's Biophilia is the first app in MoMA's collection

The Museum of Modern Art has acquired its very first downloadable app: Icelandic pop musician Bjork's experimental Biophilia.

By June 11, 2014

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Crazy ants learn to neutralize fire ants' deadly venom

In what researchers at the University of Texas believe is the first example of its kind, crazy ants have found a way to detoxify fire ants' venom.

By February 13, 2014

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Med student's practice exam takes very real turn

UVA medical student Ryan Jones discovers that an actor portraying symptoms of abdominal aortic aneurysm actually had the potentially deadly condition.

By January 3, 2014

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NASA unveils 6-foot 'superhero robot' Valkyrie

Designed to compete in the DARPA Robotics Challenge, this "female" robot could be the precursor to robo-astronauts that will help colonize Mars.

By December 10, 2013

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MIT's super-speedy robot fish makes flashy escape

Researchers have created a "soft" robofish powered by carbon dioxide that can swim around on its own and execute a critical escape maneuver just as fast as a real fish.

By March 13, 2014

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Hoptroff No 10 is world's first atomic pocket watch movement

If you have at least £10,000 spare and don't mind wearing radioactive matter about your person, this could be the timepiece for you.

By May 2, 2013

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New species of giant tarantula is as big as your face

A new species of giant venomous tarantula has been discovered in the north of Sri Lanka.

By April 9, 2013