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Woman's donated leg mummified using ancient Egyptian practice

Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.

By May 27, 2015

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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

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That hush-hush Air Force space plane just headed back into orbit

The X-37B -- undertaking its fourth mission -- shared its rocket ride back to space with an experimental LightSail spacecraft provided by the Bill Nye-backed Planetary Society.

By May 20, 2015

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Google pledges funding for 3D-printed prosthetics, other aid technology

It launches a $20 million fund for nonprofits whose emerging tech could help make people living with disabilities become more independent. The first bit goes toward low-cost prosthetics and auditory therapy.

By May 27, 2015

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Using intentions to control a robotic prosthetic

A neural implant on the area of the brain that controls the patient's intention to move could be the key to better robotic prosthetics.

By May 21, 2015

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Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

With the first thought-controlled bionic leg pioneered in Chicago, the next steps for smart prosthetics are refining them for widespread use and tackling a huge hurdle: sensory feedback.

By October 12, 2013

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Jon Snow may be the worst dinner party guest ever

In a "Late Night with Seth Meyers" skit, Seth invites his friend Jon Snow over for dinner, but Jon's inability to make small talk gets him into trouble.

By April 7, 2015

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'The X-Files' is back, and we hope it lives up to our self-hype

One of the greatest sci-fi shows in the history of television is returning to the airwaves as a six-episode "event" miniseries. Amid excellent sci-fi shows like "Black Mirror" and "Orphan Black," we're hoping new episodes of "The X-Files" can still capture our imagination like it did 20 years ago.

By March 24, 2015

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'The X-Files' is back, and we're ready for more Mulder and Scully (Tomorrow Daily 149)

On today's show, our hosts check a bionic limb that uses a smartphone for processing signals, freak out over the return of "The X-Files" and meet a robot who might take over assembly lines in electronic factories.

By March 24, 2015

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Square Enix redesigns Star Wars villains

A series of three official variant action figures designed by Square Enix reimagines the Stormtrooper, Boba Fett and Darth Vader.

By March 30, 2015