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Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm Restores Amputee Dexterity

Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm Restores Amputee Dexterity

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 29, 2014) A Swedish amputee who became the first person to ever receive a brain controlled prosthetic arm is able to manipulate and handle delicate objects with an unprecedented level of dexterity. The device is connected directly to his bone, nerves and muscles, giving him the ability to control it with his thoughts. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Toxin-Packed Stem Cells Used To Kill Cancer

Toxin-Packed Stem Cells Used To Kill Cancer

Newsy (Oct. 25, 2014) A Harvard University Research Team created genetically engineered stem cells that are able to kill cancer cells, while leaving other cells unharmed. Video provided by Newsy
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Fall Detector for the Elderly Speeds Up Emergency Alerts

Fall Detector for the Elderly Speeds Up Emergency Alerts

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 16, 2014) A wearable device that sets off an alert when it detects a fall has been developed to give elderly people reassurance that emergency services will be contacted instantaneously if they suffer an accident. Called FATE, or FAll DeTector for the Elderly, the device uses technology similar to airbags in cars which are triggered when sudden acceleration is detected. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Stem Cells, Blindness And Why The Media Loves Miracle Cures

Stem Cells, Blindness And Why The Media Loves Miracle Cures

Newsy (Oct. 15, 2014) Scientists researching the safety of stem cells have found the cells can help improve sight in patients with vision impairments. Video provided by Newsy
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