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2008-12-04 16:31:22

Swedish neuroscientists say they have demonstrated, for the first time, that people can perceive another body to be their own. Valeria Petkova and Dr. H.

2008-09-30 12:00:30

By PHIL MILLER ARTS CORRESPONDENT GLASGOW-BASED artist Cathy Wilkes' installations, including a mannequin doll sitting on a toilet, grabbed the most attention at the opening of the exhibition for the Turner Prize.

2008-09-18 09:00:00

By SUE SCHEIBLE STOUGHTON At the end of a meeting at New England Sinai Hospital, Pat announced he didn't feel well. He had been rather lifeless during the past hour, anyway.

2008-08-21 18:00:34

By SCOTT A. MAY Another in a long line of disposable horror flicks, "Mirrors" proves as difficult to watch as it is easy to forget. How this shoddy fright fest kept from sinking straight to video release is anyone's guess.

2008-08-02 03:00:31

By Jennifer Gokhman, Tri-Valley Herald, Pleasanton, Calif. Aug. 2--TRACY -- Sixth-grade students at North Elementary School were excited to receive infant mannequins on their desks Thursday. They were supposed to treat them as real human babies and handle them gently while learning infant CPR.

2008-07-22 15:00:45

Estelle Getty, the actress who played Sophia on the classic U.S. sit-com The Golden Girls, died Tuesday at her home in Los Angeles, her caregiver said. Getty, a New York native who would have turned 85 this week, also appeared in the films Tootsie, Mask, Mannequin and Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot.

2008-06-30 21:02:44

By Melissa Repko As part of the University at Buffalo's goal of maintaining its stronghold in the rapidly changing health sciences, the school will soon open a multimillion-dollar medical simulation center that it hopes will spur another one downtown.

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2006-09-18 15:50:00

Teach yourself CPR? The American Heart Association says you can, with the help of an inflatable mannequin named Mini Anne and some simplified instructions.

2005-12-20 08:15:42

By Tim Gaynor CHIHUAHUA, Mexico (Reuters) - Peering through the glass at a mannequin's veined hands, sparkling eyes and eerie smile, the small crowd gathered outside a store in northern Mexico tries to settle a macabre riddle beguiling many.

2005-12-20 08:15:00

Peering through the glass at a mannequin's veined hands, sparkling eyes and eerie smile, the small crowd gathered outside a store in northern Mexico tries to settle a macabre riddle beguiling many.


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