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BMX Superstar Mat Hoffman’s Animated Tale Of Anesthesia-Free Experimental Surgery

After tearing his ACL, champion rider Mat Hoffman was back biking in a week. There was just one catch...

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In the world of competitive BMX, Mat Hoffman is considered one of the best, and most important riders to ever put foot to pedal. He’s a multiple X-Games medal winner, the first person to pull off a no-handed 900 (spinning your bike around in mid-air a bunch of times without holding on) and has worked for decades spreading the gospel of the sport he loves.

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Tattoo Removal Cream is the Answer to Your Regrettable Ink

A Canadian researcher says he’s developed a cream that can replace laser tattoo removal surgeries.

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Whether it was the result of a drunken night in Vegas or a souvenir from a traumatic prison stint, tattoos are difficult, expensive, and painful to remove. And while some people choose to tattoo new images over their old tattoos, sometimes tattoos evoke distressing memories they’d much rather have erased from their body entirely. One Canadian student might have developed a cream that would make the entire process a lot easier and a lot less costly.

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All in the Fingertips: "Smart Glove" Could Change Surgery

This electronic sensor-infused stretchy fingertip-cover lets doctors feel the body’s electric activity.

Surgical tools beware; researchers are developing a smart glove that could become the only device needed for procedures like ultrasound scans and removing unwanted tissue.

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