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Researchers Replace Damaged Hands With Prostheses

Researchers Replace Damaged Hands With Prostheses

Newsy (Feb. 25, 2015) Scientists in Austria have been able to fit patients who've lost the use of a hand with bionic prostheses the patients control with their minds. Video provided by Newsy
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Conjoined Twins Separated After 26 Hour Surgery

Conjoined Twins Separated After 26 Hour Surgery

AP (Feb. 24, 2015) After an intensive surgery, 10-month old conjoined twins Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata were separated by a surgical team at Texas Children's Hospital. Doctors are optimistic the twin girls will survive. (Feb. 24) Video provided by AP
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New Ultrasonic Technology Can Show Previously Hidden Cracks

New Ultrasonic Technology Can Show Previously Hidden Cracks

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 24, 2015) A new technological development from engineers at Bristol University in the UK say they've developed a way to use ultrasonic nonlinear imaging techniques to find cracks and structural weakness in materials used in things like aeroplanes and bridges, which previously could not have been found. They say that could mean things are replaced on time and not overused. Joel Flynn listens in. Video provided by Reuters
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Blind Man Sees Wife for the First Time in a Decade Here's How

Blind Man Sees Wife for the First Time in a Decade Here's How

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 24, 2015) A blind man taking part in a clinical trial at the Mayo Clinic in the U.S. had his wish come true when he "saw" his wife for the first time in more than 10 years. Allen Zderad has been fitted with Argus II Second Sight bionic eye system that sends a processed video signal directly to his optic nerve allowing his brain to perceive simple images. Ben Gruber explains how it works. Video provided by Reuters
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