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1. Walsh, Fergus. “Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant,”
BBC News. (October 21, 2014)

A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord. The treatment, a world first, was carried out by surgeons in Poland in collaboration with scientists in London.

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08 Oct 2014
These last couple of weeks have seen a lot of discussion, action, and strong feelings about Hong Kong’s electoral arrangements and political development. 

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1. Rotman, David. “Microscale 3-D printing,”
Technology Review vol. 117, no. 3 (May/June, 2014): p. 38-41.

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1. Abraham, Curtis. “Rhino horn isn’t a hangover cure or a cancer treatment,”
This article appeared in print under the headline “Rhino horn is no medicine” in New Scientist vol.222 no. 2966 (April 26, 2014): p.27

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1. David, Talbot. “An artificial hand with real feeling,”
Technology Review vol. 117 no. 2 (Mar/Apr 2014): p.48-53.

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1. Marks, P. “Phone’s Wi-Fi hotspot acts as SOS beacon in disasters,”
New Scientist Vol. 221 no. 2958 (March 1, 2014): p.22.

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1. Millman, C. “20 things you didn’t know about 3D printing,”
Discover (February 26, 2014)

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1. Jancer, M. “The car that runs on air,”
Popular Science (February 25, 2014)

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1. Stinson, Liz. “This musical typewriter turns sentences into sound,”
Wired (January 24, 2014)

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1. Schneider, David. “New indoor navigation technologies work where GPS can’t,”
IEEE Spectrum vol. 50, no. 12 (December 2013): p. 34-39.

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1. Shipman, Pat. “Why is human childbirth so painful?”
American Scientist vol. 101, no. 6 (November-December 2013): p. 426.

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