"20-Week Bans Are Devastating for Women Like Me"
It causes deformities in the feet and hands. My brother and my father's legs are deformed below the knee, and my brother's forefinger and thumb are fused on one hand. Later I would learn that the effects can be a lot more extensive. My brother and ...
Mother Jones - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:04

Jiro Oyamada's dark side exposes his highlights
Other powerful works are “Hand” (1950), which shows the hand of Christ with the hole made by the nail of crucifixion, and “Pieta” (1955), the eternal theme of the Virgin Mary cradling the body of Jesus. It is tempting therefore to see Oyamada as ...
The Japan Times - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 01:45

Ancient Peruvians Were Skilled Surgeons
Close examination of their bones revealed that both were healthy overall, there were no signs of major stresses or deformities in their bones. The depth and placement of the drilled holes indicates, Toyne suggests, that the surgeries ... So you can ...
New Historian - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:07

Hong Kong Medical Study Reveals Great Success Using 3D Printing to Help in ...
Through the use of the new technology, which has led to myriad and substantial breakthroughs in the medical field to date, doctors are able to create 3D printed copies of the bones in the patient's legs. With a 3D printed version of the deformity at ...
3DPrint.com - Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:30

Nonprofit offers help with prosthetics
Ana Del Hoyo-Quiñones, a pigtailed, 9-year-old fourth-grader in Denver, stood wide-eyed recently as a 27-year-old mechanical engineer presented her with a mechanical device — a skeletal, plastic prosthetic hand made on a 3-D printer in his garage.
Albuquerque Journal - Sat, 10 Jan 2015 21:53

NGO visits villages consuming toxic water
... access to clean water - visited several villages in west UP on the banks of highly polluted rivers like Krishna, Kali and Hindon to take stock of the situation and gather first hand accounts from villagers suffering from diseases like cancer and ...
Times of India - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:31

Master winter's outbursts to enjoy the season's pleasures
They require fairly cool temperatures to produce here, and seem to be vulnerable to disease and deformities when temperatures rise even into the mid-70s, so the only season you could hope to make beautiful and delicious heads on the Gulf Coast is in ...
AL.com - Sun, 11 Jan 2015 05:42

Let the 'Side Show' begin at Yale School of Art's 32 Edgewood Avenue Gallery
... traces the history of the science of human monstrosity from early accounts of human-animal hybrids (second- and third-hand reports in the 16th century) to “prodigies,” whose deformities were perceived to portend something, to present-day ...
New Haven Register - Sat, 17 Jan 2015 03:03

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