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October 15, 2013
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University of Chicago researchers have replicated the feeling of touch for monkeys using a prosthetic hand.

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Lucky Duck to Get New Bill After Raccoon Attack

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CBC (Sep. 27, 2012) — A duck in Cape Breton will receive a custom prosthetic bill after a raccoon attack earlier this year left her disfigured.
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Alligator Gets New Prosthetic Tail

Alligator Gets New Prosthetic Tail

Reuters (Mar. 13, 2013) — Mr. Stubbs, a 7-foot-long alligator, receives a prosthetic tail after his original one was bitten off eight years ago. Elly Park reports.
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How to Find Joy in Healthy Eating

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