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3D-printed heart saves baby's life

Doctors have saved the life of a newborn baby with the aid of a 3D printed model that helped them plan his heart surgery.

By October 14, 2014

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Mind-controlled prosthetic arm now a reality

A man in Sweden has become the first recipient of a mind-controlled prosthetic arm that is directly interfaced with muscle, bone and nerves.

By October 8, 2014

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Prosthetic hand with Wolverine claws is the best there is at what it does

A custom 3D-printed prosthetic hand brings the "snikt" with Marvel hero Wolverine's signature colours -- and detachable claws.

By September 9, 2014

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Apple honors Robin Williams with tribute Web page

The comedian, who passed away on Monday, earns a special and rare memorial on Apple's website.

By August 13, 2014

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: The big giver

Q&A: Not your typical 6-foot, 5-inch multibillionaire, Benioff is urging his tech brethren to follow his philanthropic example and give more to their communities.

By July 26, 2014

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Two men cleared of AIDS virus after bone marrow transplants

Two previously HIV-positive Australian men have shown no signs of the AIDS virus for more than three years after receiving bone marrow transplants.

By July 18, 2014

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Children's cancer wing transformed into superhero ward

Kids receiving cancer treatments in Brazil get IV fluids inside superhero covers and read comic books showing Batman going through the same experience.

By June 4, 2013

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3D printing makes scoliosis braces more sleek, comfortable

Design pioneer 3D Systems unveils the "Bespoke" brace, which aims to change the way back braces fit, function, and feel.

By June 9, 2014

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Van Gogh's severed ear brought back to life

Using cells from a relative of the famous tortured artist, plus a 3D printer, the ear lost by the artist can "hear" once again.

By June 4, 2014

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Google Glass handed out to medical students at UC Irvine

The California school thinks the device will help students with anatomy, clinical skills, and hospital rotations.

By May 14, 2014