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Robots roam hallways of SF's newest hospital, lending a helping hand

A fleet of 25 new workers rolls through the hallways of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, delivering meals and medicine, among other tasks formerly completed by humans.

By January 16, 2015

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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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DIY 'Star Wars' X-wing rocker rocks the younglings

Wooden X-wing, standing by! New Zealand crafter Steve Coupe builds a "Star Wars" rocker that would impress even the likes of Yoda.

By January 17, 2015

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Stormtrooper armour protects charity hiker from deadly snake bite

A man hiking around Australia in full Imperial Sandtrooper armour has survived an encounter with one of the world's deadliest snakes, and he has his Star Wars costume to thank.

By January 15, 2015

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Stormtrooper hikes across Australia and faces a croc for charity

Cane toads, soaring temperatures and a giant crocodile -- one Star Wars fan is braving it all on a 15,000-kilometre hike around Australia in full Imperial Sandtrooper armour, all to give his local children's hospital a new hope.

By November 11, 2014

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3D-printed heart saves baby's life

Doctors have saved the life of a newborn baby with the aid of a 3D printed model that helped them plan his heart surgery.

By October 14, 2014

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Mind-controlled prosthetic arm now a reality

A man in Sweden has become the first recipient of a mind-controlled prosthetic arm that is directly interfaced with muscle, bone and nerves.

By October 8, 2014

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Prosthetic hand with Wolverine claws is the best there is at what it does

A custom 3D-printed prosthetic hand brings the "snikt" with Marvel hero Wolverine's signature colours -- and detachable claws.

By September 9, 2014

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Apple honors Robin Williams with tribute Web page

The comedian, who passed away on Monday, earns a special and rare memorial on Apple's website.

By August 13, 2014

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: The big giver

Q&A: Not your typical 6-foot, 5-inch multibillionaire, Benioff is urging his tech brethren to follow his philanthropic example and give more to their communities.

By July 26, 2014