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3D-printed model heart helps doctors save a little girl's life

In desperate need to fix a young girl's heart, a team of cardiovascular surgeons at Miami Children's Hospital tap 3D-printing to help make the operation a success.

By January 15, 2015

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Modern forensics solve 700-year-old murder mystery

The contents of the bowels of an Italian medieval warlord have revealed his nefarious cause of death nearly 700 years later.

By January 11, 2015

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Diagnose your kid's ear infection with your iPhone

Meet the Oto Home, a portable otoscope that attaches to your iPhone's camera to send a video of your kid's ear to a licensed physician for a cheaper diagnosis.

By December 18, 2014

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Robotics help young runner get back on his feet after stroke

As part of his long journey back from a massive hemorrhagic stroke, an athlete leans on exoskeleton robotics to regain his mobility and strength.

By December 4, 2014

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Doctors, haircuts, even kittens -- now on demand, via your smartphone

An explosion of on-demand apps gives a modern twist to some old traditions and even delivers us some new ones we didn't know we needed.

By November 25, 2014

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Wearable tech's most important race: Turning heartbeats into cash

It's not about the device you buy. The real value is in the data it produces.

By November 11, 2014

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Smart thermometer sends real-time fever updates to parents

The Fever Smart patch thermometer acts like a mini nurse, tracking a child's temperature and sending the data to the parent's smartphone.

By September 24, 2014

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Finalists selected for $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize

Are you a gadget lover, not a doctor? International teams are working to create portable devices that could quickly and easily detect common ailments.

By August 27, 2014

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Woman sues plastic surgeon for posting images of 'cocaine nose'

Plaintiff says she reasonably expected privacy when she went to get her nose fixed. Instead, it was allegedly put online.

By July 30, 2014

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How a 4 million-year-old fist fight may have formed your face

Humankind's ancestors were boxing clever, according to new research suggesting the male face evolved to protect itself when fists began flying.

By June 9, 2014