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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 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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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

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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

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RIP robot dogs: Funerals held for metal mutts

Saying final goodbyes to personality-filled pet robotic dogs isn't easy. Now that Sony has shut down its AIBO customer support, robot dog owners are holding funerals for their broken pooches.

By March 4, 2015

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Stem cell-grown hair could help those with hair loss

For the first time, researchers have been able to use pluripotent stem cells to generate cells that can grow new hair.

By January 28, 2015

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Samsung's Evolution Kit gives a brain transplant to smart TVs

A cool idea and an innovative way to combat Smart TV obsolescence, the 2013 Evolution Kit effectively replaces the brains of certain 2012 high-end Samsung TVs.

By July 12, 2013

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Paint-on bandage changes color as your wound heals

A smart liquid bandage glows to reveal the amount of oxygen the wound underneath is getting, and that could help doctors help us heal.

By October 6, 2014

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Vexed in the city: If you're moving to San Francisco, bring cash. Lots of cash

Most cities would die for the problems San Francisco is having. But with so many techies flooding the city, the cost of renting or buying a place to live is soaring.

By August 20, 2014

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Tadpole sees with an eye transplanted in its bum

Scientists have been able to successfully create a new eye on a tadpole, through which it appears to be able to see in spite of the absence of an optic nerve.

By March 3, 2013