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childbirth

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Bloody childbirth simulator nets big design prize

MamaNatalie by Laerdal simulates the baby, uterus, blood, placenta, and all as a low-cost teaching aid for instructors and midwives.

By September 4, 2013

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Will it be a C-section? Childbirth simulator helps predict

New software called Predibirth helps process magnetic-resonance images into a 3D construction of the pelvis and fetus to score a woman's chances of having a normal birth.

By November 29, 2011

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Atlas of Birth: Mapping maternal health online

Social scientists at the University of Southampton uncover telling trends in maternal health--during pregnancy, childbirth, and beyond--with online maps using UN and WHO figures.

By November 19, 2010

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R + L = J: 'Game of Thrones' fan theories to chew on

Who are Jon Snow and Tyrion Lannister's real parents, and what might that mean for the rest of the series? These plausible fan theories paint a fiery picture of Westeros' future. Caution: spoilers.

By September 17, 2014

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Scientists release first 'cinematic MRI' of live birth

The video, which captures the second stage of labor, offers a new view of the position and movement of a fetus through the birth canal.

By June 26, 2012

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Samsung cops a feel in Galaxy S III 'for humans' ad

The first advertisement for the flagship Android phone easily gets to second base.

By May 14, 2012

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Free energy, edible slime -- and more offbeat crowdfunding ideas

Crowdfunding platforms can make unlikely, revolutionary notions fly or flop. Here are some of our recent favorites.

By September 4, 2013

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Police patrolman's beat: Break up Facebook fights

According to a U.K. police inspector, one patrol car is assigned to be driven from house to house to deal with people's complaints about things written on Facebook.

By March 13, 2012

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Aim carefully with $130,000 crystal toilet

Japan's Inax shows off the ultimate throne, a crystal-studded crapper designed to cheer up a weary nation.

By December 16, 2011

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Man uses YouTube to help deliver baby

His wife drops on all fours. He calls the hospital. There are no midwives available. So naval engineer Marc Stephens has to rely on a couple of YouTube videos he's just watched.

By April 30, 2009