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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


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


Two men cleared of AIDS virus after bone marrow transplants

Two previously HIV-positive Australian men have shown no signs of the AIDS virus for more than three years after receiving bone marrow transplants.

By July 18, 2014


Adorable smartphone robot RoBoHoN is our new BFF (Tomorrow Daily 254)

Ashley discusses an experiment to teach a drone to help a robot navigate, a special foam heart that could someday become a viable transplant and a super cute Japanese robot that also happens to be a smartphone.

By October 7, 2015


OMG, we need this cute robot smartphone immediately (Tomorrow Daily 254)

If there's anything we've always wanted (but never realized we did), it's RoBoHoN. Sharp's robot-slash-smartphone can take calls, snap pictures, project images, dance, and melt our hearts into puddles of warm, squishy happiness.

By October 7, 2015


Steve Jobs lauded by Apple execs on fourth anniversary of his death

CEO Tim Cook, iTunes head Eddy Cue and others remember Apple's co-founder in messages posted to the company's internal site. One recalls the time Jobs mooned Al Gore.

By October 5, 2015


A cure for blindness? Stem cells may hold the key

A 60-year-old is the first person in a test to see whether the foundational cells can help reverse a vision problem called macular degeneration. Early results should arrive in December.

By September 29, 2015


For the first time, scientists create a lab-grown limb

A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has grown a rat limb in a lab -- paving the way forward for bioengineered human transplants.

By June 3, 2015


Apple execs laud new Steve Jobs bio, pan an older one

Due out Tuesday, "Becoming Steve Jobs" paints a portrait of the late Apple co-founder that his colleagues say captures him more accurately than other accounts.

By March 23, 2015


Tim Cook offered ailing Steve Jobs part of his liver, new bio says

A blunt "no!" was Jobs' response, according to a biography being published this month. It was one of the few times Jobs yelled at him in 13 years, Cook says in the book.

By March 13, 2015