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Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Sep 6, 2016

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, September 6, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the first-ever 3-D printed prosthetic to be used in the Paralympics. Plus, to celebrate the 50th birthday of "Star Trek," we're interviewing NASA technologist David Batchelor, who's ranked the technologies in the series based on how plausible they are. 

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How scientifically plausible is 'Star Trek'?

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Photo of Leonard Nimoy as Spock from the television series "Star Trek."
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On today’s show, we’ll talk about the first-ever 3-D printed prosthetic to be used in the Paralympics. Plus, to celebrate the 50th birthday of “Star Trek,” we’re interviewing NASA technologist David Batchelor, who’s ranked the technologies in the series based on how plausible they are. 

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