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Missing Parts? Salamander Regeneration Secret Revealed

Salamanders can regrow entire limbs and regenerate parts of major organs, an ability that relies on their immune systems, research now shows. Full story

Fish DNA Makes Limbs Sprout in Mice

The genome of a primitive fish that was once thought to have died when the dinosaurs did has now been sequenced by scientists — and when put into mice, some of the fish DNA caused mice to sprout limbs. Full story

Even Non-Amputees Can Feel a Phantom Limb

Amputees often suffer from a phenomenon known as phantom limb syndrome, but researchers now say that non-amputees can also be made to feel phantom limbs, and even pain, when knives are jabbed into nonexistent hands. Full story

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Sea creatures have 5 arms, move like humans

Released lizards show evolution at work

Complication in first triple limb transplant

Did walking originate underwater?

Machine that feels key to 'Jedi' prosthetics

Double leg transplant patient may soon walk again

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  Marrocco: 'I hated not having hands'

Iraq War Vet Brendan Marrocco lost all four limbs in an IED explosion in Iraq in 2009, got  two new transplanted arms in a 13-hour surgery at Johns Hopkins.        

  Man sets record for fastest on four limbs

A Japanese sprinter was recognized as the world's fastest man on four limbs by Guinness World Records after running a 100-meter track in 17.47 seconds. TODAY.com's Alex Witt reports.

  Nasty Nor'easter Headed For the Northeast

Meteorologist Todd Gross says the major issue with the nor'easter headed for the Northeast is that there are still leaves on the trees, which will cause limbs to come down.

  Limbless woman vows to dance again

A woman who lost all four limbs from a bacterial infection vows to walk, and even dance again, with the help of prosthetics. KXAS’s Kristi Nelson reports.

  Women has limbs amputated after botched butt surgery

April Brown was forced to have her limbs amputated after butt surgery

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