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Biophysicist Hugh Herr | Meeting the minds

He can build them better, faster, sexier

By Andrew Rimas
Globe Correspondent / June 12, 2006

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The machinery of the human body is wonderfully complex, especially in its moving parts. That's why recreating it in metal and plastic is commonly thought to be the stuff of science fiction, androids and bionic men. (Full article: 721 words)

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