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Livermore Lab advances prosthetic arms

A highly advanced, thought-controlled artificial limb would let wounded soldiers, and eventually civilians, again experience feelings such as touch, temperature and texture. 
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Urban beekeepers on the upswing

Pleasanton plans to drop 1926 ban on beekeeping in residential areas, joining increasing number of cities that allow the hobby  
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Reddick gives up number to new teammate

Oakland A's outfielder Josh Reddick gave up his uniform No. 16 to new teammate Billy Butler, who wore that number with the Kansas City Royals