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Has the Age of the Cyborg Arrived?

A new plastic material, inspired by the clotting action of human blood, has been created by engineers at the University of Illinois.

The plastic contains a network of "capillaries" that mimic the action of blood vessels in the human body, delivering chemicals to "heal" and repair damaged plastic "tissue....
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Unintended Botox Effects

If one of your New Year's resolutions is to do something about your facial lines and wrinkles, be warned: It turns out that muscle-freezing Botox injections not only stay with you, they MIGRATE and affect muscles that you might not effected--it makes them TWITCH...
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Nose Jobs Neurotic

The average female hates how she looks?but does that make her neurotic? Psychologists say that patients seeking cosmetic rhinoplasty ("nose jobs") ARE often neurotic. And guys with thick, heavy features weren?t just attractive to Neanderthal females?they're still considered attractive today.

Psychologists who analyzed patients who wanted...

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Moving Toes onto Hands

Moving body parts around seems to be the latest trend in plastic surgery. We wrote about an Australian artist who is having an extra ear implanted on his arm just for fun. Now a man in Wales has had two of his toes implanted onto his hands, but he has a serious reason for it?he wants to be able to keep fishing.

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