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Student Makes Low-Cost Prosthetic with 3D Printer

| Friday Nov 28, 2014
Jeff Powell, a college student in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, made a prosthetic hand for a 7-year-old boy for only $20 using a 3D printer. The impact of this could be more profound. Anna Werner reports.

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US Tightens Smog Limits in Bid to Protect Health

| By Josh Lederman, Dina Cappiello | Nov 28
In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness. The move fulfilled a long-delayed campaign promise by President Barack Obama.

Keira Knightley on New Movie 'The Imitation Game'

| Nov 27
This Thanksgiving weekend, Knightley's new film, "The Imitation Game" is released in theaters. It's the story of British math genius Alan Turing and the team who helped him crack a code and win World War II.

AAHIVM Creates Institute for Hepatitis C

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 27
The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), the nation's leading HIV care provider organization, has announced the creation of the new AAHIVM Institute for Hepatitis C.

Weather Forecast: Snow, Rain Threaten Holiday Travel

| Nov 26
Another powerful line of storms is crossing the Southeast. Forecasters in Georgia put up several tornado warnings. Meteorologist Danielle Niles of CBS Boston station WBZ has the forecast.

FDA Strengthens Warning on Device Linked to Cancer

| By Linda A. Johnson | Nov 25
U.S. regulators on Monday strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients.

Can Sharks Help Us Predict the Weather?

| Nov 21
Researchers say sharks could become an important tool since they can swim long distances and into hard-to-reach depths at cheaper costs than conventional weather devices.

Marriage OK, But No Kissing! Say Straights to Gays

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
A new study led by an Indiana University researcher has found that although straights support legal rights for same-sex couples, they still don't want to have it flaunted in their faces.

Obama Plugs Science, Math Education at Ceremony

| By Darlene Superville | Nov 20
President Barack Obama said that 19 scientists, researchers and innovators who received the country's highest honor for their work embody the spirit of the nation and its "sense that we push against limits and that we're not afraid to ask questions."

Working Out May Still Lead to Fat Gain, Study Says

| Nov 19
New research done by Arizona State University reveals how some women are putting on the pounds even from working out. Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to give insight on this new study.

Morning Rounds: Generic Drug Prices Soar

| Nov 19
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Holly Phillips weigh in on a spike in generic drug prices and whether vitamins can really help your memory.

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