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amputation

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'Take my money J.J.!' Celebs geek out over new 'Star Wars' trailer

After the debut of the teaser trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," celebrities such as Simon Pegg, Kevin Smith, James Gunn, Anna Kendrick and more showed their geek pride.

By December 1, 2014

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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 October 12, 2013

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Legoleg: Woman builds self a prosthetic leg from Legos

An occupational therapist and amputee puts the "leg" in "Lego" by building herself a Lego prosthetic leg.

By July 2, 2013

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Advances in prosthetics aside, Boston amputees face challenges

At least 13 people lost a limb or part of one in the Boston Marathon blasts. But while prosthetics have progressed in recent years, patients still have much emotional, psychological, and physical recovering to do, experts say.

By April 22, 2013

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Avoid the need to amputate your own arm with the Spot Connect satellite communicator

If you've ever needed to cut off your own arm when trapped down a canyon, you'll know how valuable the Spot Connect can be. It'll let you send an SOS signal from almost anywhere.

4 Images By January 5, 2011

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BeBionic 3: Watch a highly advanced bionic hand in action

If you haven't kept up with advancements in prosthetics, now's a good time to observe how a new generation of devices can undertake even the most precise tasks.

By November 9, 2012

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Amputee to climb building's 103 flights with mind-controlled leg

This weekend, Zak Vawter could take a huge step for amputees everywhere -- and for a state-of-the-art prosthetic device that affords a more natural gait.

By November 1, 2012

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New tech aims to help soldiers battle limb injuries

The publicly funded Airlift Research Foundation is funding research to develop a flashlight that kills bacteria; metal implants that fight infection; and processes to regenerate bones via grafts and stem cells.

By September 9, 2011

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Meet Oscar, the adorable bionic pet cat

Robo-cat, activated! Oscar lost his legs in an accident, but doctors wouldn't stop until he could walk again.

By June 25, 2010

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How to perfect your pictures - Amputate alien extremities

Edit your digital pictures with Photoshop Elements.

May 21, 2008