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Using Kinect to map the human brain for neurosurgeons

The new Kinect Fusion API has allowed the team at Microsoft Research Cambridge to create an app that re-creates a 3D brain scan.

By March 10, 2013

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Benedict Cumberbatch officially to make magic as Doctor Strange

Cumberbatch can now add "comic book superhero" to his film credits. Marvel finally officially confirms that the actor will be playing the ultimate sorcerer Doctor Strange.

By December 4, 2014

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Marvel reveals 'Doctor Strange' date, but stays mum on casting

Marvel Studios announces a release date and a director for "Doctor Strange." But still no word on whether Benedict Cumberbatch, rumored to star, has been cast.

By October 28, 2014

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What sorcery is this? Benedict Cumberbatch rumored as Doctor Strange

Hail the Master! Clues are piling up that "Sherlock" star Benedict Cumberbatch could add another action role to his CV, with reports that he's in negotiations to play Marvel's magnificent Doctor Strange.

By October 27, 2014

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Need friends for your Sprint Framily plan? There's help for that

Websites and social media have sprung up to ensure customers can form the largest Framily possible, enabling the biggest discounts.

By August 6, 2014

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Neurobridge device allows quadriplegic to move his own hand

A quadriplegic man has become the first to move his own hand just by using his thoughts, using a new device that bypasses the injured site.

By June 24, 2014

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Brain surgeon: There's no point wearing bicycle helmets

A British brain surgeon says cycle helmets are too flimsy and can actually create more danger by creating the illusion of greater safety.

By June 1, 2014

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Tiny, maggot-like bot could kill hard-to-reach brain tumors

A light bulb goes off when a neurosurgeon sees plastic surgeons use sterile maggots to remove dead tissue.

By September 6, 2013

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Brain scan may spot disease in athletes while they're still alive

Until now, a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- considered to have played a role in the deaths of former NFL players -- could be diagnosed only postmortem.

By January 23, 2013

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My cyborg sister: When life-saving gadgets break down

A piece of silicone less than 2 inches wide keeps my sister alive. When a family member's life depends on a medical device, writes Crave editor Leslie Katz, technology takes on a whole new meaning.

By August 21, 2012