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World's oldest prosthesis discovered on Egyptian mummy

10/04/2012 11:12am
Scientists have discovered the world's oldest prosthetic device on an Egyptian mummy from between 950 and 710 B.C.

Robot helps autistic kids connect with the world

10/04/2012 11:19am
Meet Charlie. She dances and has fun, but Charlie the robot has a serious side, too. Charlie is short for Child Centered Adaptive Robot for Learning Environments, designed by a University of South Carolina graduate student to help kids with autism.

Story of Great Salt Lake's origin may have been mistaken

10/04/2012 11:43am
A new study suggests that the Great Salt Lake was formed by tropical rainfall, not from Pacific storms as was previously thought.