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Amputee goose waddles anew with 3D-printed leg

A goose named Ozzie gets some new pep in his step with a 3D-printed leg and webbed foot to replace the leg he lost.

By April 6, 2015

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'Bionic' rebuild gives three amputees mind-controlled robotic arms

Three Austrian men have received mind-controlled robotic arms, using a world-first technique called "bionic reconstruction."

By February 24, 2015

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'Star Wars' robotic arm lets amputee veteran go rock climbing

The DEKA robotic arm -- funded by DARPA and nicknamed "Luke" -- helped this army vet climb again.

By February 12, 2015

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Amputee simultaneously controls two prosthetic arms with his mind

In a world first, a double amputee has been fitted with two prosthetic limbs -- which he can control simultaneously just by thinking.

By December 17, 2014

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Injured toucan gets beak repair courtesy of 3D printing

A custom prosthetic beak-piece helps a toucan rescued from animal smugglers eat and groom normally once again.

By August 25, 2015

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Robotic arm gives amputee drummer better beats

Georgia Tech's Gil Weinberg has made music-playing robots in the past. Now he's tapped that technology to help a musician likely become the world's first drumming "cyborg."

By March 6, 2014

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Space, swords, bones: 3D printing (literally) makes our world

Forget those silly little figurines. The real work in 3D printing will go into things that matter, like bone grafts, full-size bridges -- even a building on the moon.

By August 8, 2015

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Bionic hand lets amputee feel in real time

Researchers have created a prosthetic hand that allows the wearer to feel objects via wires to the nerves in the upper arm.

By February 7, 2014

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3D-printed Joker mask is the stuff of nightmares

Even Batman's stomach would turn at the sight of a ghoulish 3D-printed Joker mask inspired by a gruesome comic-book scene.

By June 15, 2015

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3D-printed mini jet engine revved up to 33,000rpm

GE creates a little-engine-that-could using an advanced metal 3D-printing technique and then put it through testing like a full-size engine.

By May 13, 2015