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Human head transplant just two years away, surgeon claims

Surgeon Sergio Canavero will be embarking on a project to implement the world's first human head transplant.

By February 25, 2015

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How robots could be your future surgeons

Doctors have been using robotics to assist with surgery for a couple of decades. But now, they're experimenting with teaching the robots to do more surgical tasks on their own. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on how surgeries in the future could be performed.

By February 4, 2015

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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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3D printing helps surgeons save 5-year-old's life

Spanish surgeons frustrated by a young boy's seemingly inoperable tumor turn to 3D printing to tackle the challenging operation.

By July 3, 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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Meet the parasite that can burrow its way into the human eye

A 19-year-old college student in England contracted a microscopic parasite called Acanthamoeba that started eating her left eye. The other scary part: how she got it.

By May 27, 2015

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Surgeon uses Google Glass to get critical data

Part of your doctor's prep routine for surgery could one day include putting on Google Glass. CNET's Kara Tsuboi takes us inside an operating room at UCSF in San Francisco for a look at how doctors are using Glass during surgery.

By January 15, 2014

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Gynecologist accused of leaving phone inside patient's belly

Technically Incorrect: A Jordanian doctor performing a C-section allegedly leaves something behind. The case is reportedly discussed in parliament.

By May 13, 2015

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Taking a look at "The Force Awakens" and the leaked "Batman vs. Superman" trailers

On today's episode of The 404, Sarah Lane and Tom Merritt join Iyaz to talk about the newest Star Wars trailer, Batman and head transplants.

By April 17, 2015

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Human brain tissue, stomach cells to adorn Epidemia clothing line

In an effort to bring some bling to the sciences, a medical student plans to use biological images to make a line of striking fitness apparel.

By April 14, 2015