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le bonheur children's hospital

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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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Spider-Man window washers cheer hospitalized kids

Some superheroes do truly super things, like surprise sick children with a friendly rappel down the side of their hospital building.

By October 22, 2012

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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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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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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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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 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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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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Samsung chairman stable after suffering heart attack

Lee Kun-hee, 72, undergoes surgery after suffering from breathing difficulties that required him to be resuscitated.

By May 11, 2014