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3D Organ Holograms Bring Out-of-Body Experience for Surgeons

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January 7, 2014
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An Israeli firm has developed 3D holographic imaging technology that allows doctors to see a patient's anatomy "floating" in mid-air during real time medical procedures. The company says successful trials of its system demonstrate that science fiction has become science fact. Rob Muir reports.


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Doping the Brain: The Dangerous Side Effects of 'Smart Drugs'

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Deutsche Welle (Oct. 13, 2013) — Just pop a pill and you're suddenly at the top of your game - that's a dream fueled by the widespread global abuse of drugs that claim to enhance mental performance.Klaus Lieb, director of the clinic for psychiatry and psychotherapy at the University of Mainz, has found that around 20 percent of students and surgeons in Germany have experimented with so-called brain doping. But do these pills really help? And what about their side effects? For a study, Lieb made 40 chess players face off against a computer - with the help of ritalin, modafilin and a placebo.
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Experiment Helps Infertile Woman Give Birth

Experiment Helps Infertile Woman Give Birth

AP (Oct. 7, 2013) — Researchers at Stanford University say a 30-year-old infertile woman gave birth after surgeons removed her ovaries and re-implanted tissue they treated in a lab. The technique is still in the early, experimental stages. (Oct. 7)
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