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Medicine

Submission + - Woman wants to replace her non-functioning hand with a bionic prosthesis. (bbc.co.uk)

erice writes: Injured in crash which damaged the nerves in her arm, she has reach the limits that can what be accomplished with nerve transplants. She can move her arm but doctors have given up hope of restoring use of her hand. So she wants doctors to amputate the hand and replace it with a bionic version that does work.

Submission + - World's largest optical telescope created (bbc.co.uk)

erice writes: Astronomers in Chile linked four telescopes together to form a single virtual mirror 130 meters in diameter. Previous efforts had linked two telescopes but this is the first time that all four had been linked.

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