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For the first time, scientists create a lab-grown limb

A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has grown a rat limb in a lab -- paving the way forward for bioengineered human transplants.

By June 3, 2015


Paralysed man walks on his own legs, no exoskeleton involved

A man who was paralysed five years ago walked again using a non-invasive brain interface that transfers signals to his own muscles.

By September 24, 2015


Unboiled eggs and mammal bladders: The Ig Nobel Prize goes to...

This year's winners include an experiment that unboiled an egg, a study that tested how long it takes mammals to empty their bladders and other strange breakthroughs that sound like bar bets.

By September 19, 2015


3D printing gives disabled duck Dudley a new limb

Yet another disabled little duckie gets a new lease on life thanks to the magic of 3D printing.

By January 24, 2014


Miniature brain-in-a-dish could help advance Alzheimer's research

A lab-grown brain is the most complete ever developed, equivalent to the brain maturity of a five-week-old foetus.

By August 19, 2015


Borrowing human reflexes eradicates robot bumbles

Researchers from MIT have designed an interface that allows a robot to tap into the reflexes of a human controller to eradicate typical robot clumsiness.

By August 10, 2015


We celebrate the Pluto meet-and-greet that took almost 10 years to happen (Tomorrow Daily 208)

It's always a good day when we can celebrate a milestone alongside the fine folks at NASA, so we take some time on the show to cheer on the team and discuss the high-res photos of Pluto coming from New Horizons.

By July 14, 2015


We cheer on New Horizons and its Pluto flyby (Tomorrow Daily 208)

Ashley and Khail send congratulations to the New Horizons team at NASA for their successful Pluto fly-by mission, talk about potential deals during Amazon's "Prime Day" and check out a cool prosthetic limb with Lego attachments. #TDFlyby

By July 14, 2015


Lego-compatible prosthetic arm lets kids build their own hand

Iko is a prosthetic arm that can be fitted with Lego bricks so that wearers can take the design of their own hand into their own hands.

By July 16, 2015


Untethered robot characters at Disney parks couldn't possibly go wrong (Tomorrow Daily 189)

Disney Research may someday replace actors inside fuzzy costumes with fully robotic animatronic characters that will roam freely throughout its theme parks. We hope you know how to use a popcorn bucket or a mylar balloon as a defensive weapon.

By June 4, 2015