First elephant to get a prosthetic leg – Hats off to the Vets!!!

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An elephant who had a leg amputated after stepping on a landmine has taken her first steps on a new prosthetic.

Motala (50 years old) , was a working elephant who moved trees in the Thai jungle when she stepped on a mine.

Motala had been looking for food when the mine exploded in 1999.

She received her first artificial leg in 2006 – and became the first elephant with a permanent prosthetic in 2006.

App based portable Ultrasound Scanner compatible with iPhone and Android

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Philips introduces new mobile, app-based approach to ultrasound delivery that brings secure cloud-enabled technology and high-image quality to broader network of healthcare providers.

Lumify is designed for emergency departments and urgent care centers, as well as other clinical uses such as orthopedics and internal medicine, and will operate from a compatible smart device connected to a Philips ultrasound transducer.

World’s Shortest Cow – Guinness World Record

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The six-year-old Manikyam lives in Atholi in the south Indian state of Kerala the God’s own Country. It’s
measuring only 61.5 centimeters from the hoof to the withers, Her owner, farmer and environmentalist NV Balakrishnan, obtained the cow as a new-born calf, and despite feeding her and raising her exactly like the other cows on his farm, her growth stalled at just over two feet. She was officially confirmed as the world’s shortest last year, smashing the previous record of 69.07 centimetres. This is officially the world’s shortest cow.

First ever IVF puppies born to a surrogate mother – First time in the World

US scientists have unveiled the first litter of puppies born through in-vitro fertilisation (IVF). The seven puppies include five beagles and two beagle-cocker spaniel mixes. Their birth in July was announced on Wednesday by researchers at Cornell University in New York State and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC. 
Dr Alexander Travis of Cornell University explains the importance of this breakthrough.
Footage provided by Cornell University.

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