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Putin: Ready to meet Trump on arms race, rejoin G8

Putin: Ready to meet Trump on arms race, rejoin G8

World
June 10 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday he wants to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump over the concerns of a new arms race and supports another suggestion by Trump to return to the G8. Putin's comments come as Trump's relations erode with key allies, including lashing out Saturday at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who expressed opposition to Trump's trade policies at the conclusion of the summit in Canada. Trump and Putin are in an opposite situation. "I agree with him, and to have a meaningful discussion, our ministries of foreign affairs and experts should get involved and work closely together, and of course a meeting in person is necessary," Putin said to reporters at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit in Qingdao, China. In April, the Whit...
Clinical trial to offer free 3D-printed prosthetic arms to children

Clinical trial to offer free 3D-printed prosthetic arms to children

Health
May 16 (UPI) -- For the first time, children will be fitted with 3D-printed bionic arms produced as part of a clinical trial. Oregon Health & Science University is collaborating with Limbitless Solutions, a nonprofit based at the University of Central Florida, for the trial, which aims to test the limbs for market approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The two schools announced Wednesday at a news conference in Orlando that a total of 20 children between age 6 and 17 will be fitted with the devices by the end of this summer at the two schools. The arms will be 3D-printed at UCF for around $ 1,000 each, compared to ones that traditionally cost up to $ 100,000 and need to be replaced as children grow. "This is really like the next level for us," Dr. Albert Manero, CEO of Limbit...
What's on show at controversial arms fair?

What's on show at controversial arms fair?

Technology
Arms manufacturers will gather in London this week to grease palms and prepare sales of controversial defence and security equipment.More than 1,600 exhibitors from 54 countries are attending the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) at ExCeL.Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon and Liam Fox, Secretary of State for International Trade, will speak at the event alongside the chiefs of staff of the UK's armed forces.In 2015/16, the Ministry of Defence spent nearly £19bn, accounting for over 40% of all UK government procurement spend and representing the fifth largest defence budget in the world.Here is what will be on show.:: Surveillance technologyImage:The Dataminr service analyses millions of tweets every hour Among the controversial companies keen to grab a slice of that ver