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Carpenter's Injury Leads To Hundreds Of 3-D-Printed Hands

Carpenter's Injury Leads To Hundreds Of 3-D-Printed Hands

Newsy (Apr. 14, 2014) — Richard van As lost all fingers on his right hand in a woodworking accident. Now, he's used the incident to create a prosthetic to help hundreds. Video provided by Newsy
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Program Helps Deaf-Blind Access Technology

Program Helps Deaf-Blind Access Technology

AP (Apr. 8, 2014) — A three-year pilot program called iCanConnect is helping low-income deaf-blind individuals get access to the latest telecommunications technology. (April 8) Video provided by AP
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Electrical Device Helps Paralyzed Men Move Legs

Electrical Device Helps Paralyzed Men Move Legs

AP (Apr. 8, 2014) — An electrical device implanted in the backs of four paralyzed men has helped them move their legs, hips and toes during experimental research. It's a promising development for paralysis treatment, but doctors warn it isn't a cure. (April 8) Video provided by AP
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'Dream Come True' Research Has Paralyzed Men Moving Again

'Dream Come True' Research Has Paralyzed Men Moving Again

Newsy (Apr. 8, 2014) — Some in the medical community are calling it a "breakthrough" — paralyzed people are able to move again with new research. Video provided by Newsy
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