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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 Jan. 24, 2014

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Alternative Limb Project creates gorgeously surreal prosthetics

The Alternative Limb Project not only produces realistic limbs for amputees. It also creates custom one-of-a-kind pieces of wearable limb art.

By Apr. 12, 2013

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Touch Bionics i-limb prosthesis is controlled by an iPhone app

Touch Bionics have unveiled the i-limb ultra revolution, a high-tech prosthesis that can be controlled through an iPhone app.

By Apr. 12, 2013

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Practice for your bionic hand with Virtu-limb

Touch Bionics introduces a prosthesis simulator as well as upgrades to its i-Limb bionic hand.

By Sep. 21, 2011

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Will Facebook have a 'vestigial limb' problem?

A little-noticed component of the new Facebook Groups launch is that the old ones are sticking around. They'll be more or less obsolete, but they won't quite fade away.

By Oct. 7, 2010

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New tech aims to help soldiers battle limb injuries

The publicly funded Airlift Research Foundation is funding research to develop a flashlight that kills bacteria; metal implants that fight infection; and processes to regenerate bones via grafts and stem cells.

By Sep. 9, 2011

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New bionic limb features powered knee/ankle joints

Lower-limb prosthetic, in development at Vanderbilt for seven years, uses computer, sensor, electric motor, and battery tech to power knee and ankle joints that operate in unison.

By Aug. 18, 2011

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The Shins, 'Phantom Limb': Free MP3 of the Day

By steadily winning the sensitive hearts of music fans the world over, the Shins are the sleeper band that keeps getting bigger. Download a free MP3 of "Phantom Limb" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By Apr. 4, 2008

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Man jumps on tracks to get phone, survives being run over by train

In New York, a man manages to get his phone, then lie down in the middle of the subway tracks just deep enough for a train to pass over him.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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Advances in prosthetics aside, Boston amputees face challenges

At least 13 people lost a limb or part of one in the Boston Marathon blasts. But while prosthetics have progressed in recent years, patients still have much emotional, psychological, and physical recovering to do, experts say.

By Apr. 22, 2013