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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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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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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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Turn your typing into cool rhythms with Typedrummer

You don't have to be a poet for your words to make beats -- the Typedrummer site will translate. CNET'S Michael Franco talks to the man behind the code.

By May 13, 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

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Ozzie the goose gets a 3D-printed leg (pictures)

An amputee goose is able to walk again after receiving a 3D-printed leg and webbed foot to replace the one he lost.

8 Images By April 6, 2015

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Robert Downey Jr. gives young fan 3D-printed Iron Man arm

Get ready to have all the feels. Robert Downey Jr. helps a 7-year-old fan born with a partially developed right arm get a new, 3D-printed bionic Iron Man arm.

By March 12, 2015