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September 22, 2014

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Professor Brendan O'Toole, director of the mechanical engineering department at UNLV, speaks about the "robohand" during an interview at UNLV Thursday, July 17, 2014. An engineering team at UNLV is designing a robohand for 4-year-old Hailey Dawson using the school's 3D printer. Dawson was born with a birth defect that left her only with a thumb and pinky on her left hand.

Steve Marcus

Professor Brendan O'Toole, director of the mechanical engineering department at UNLV, speaks about the "robohand" during an interview at UNLV Thursday, July 17, 2014. An engineering team at UNLV is designing a robohand for 4-year-old Hailey Dawson using the school's 3D printer. Dawson was born with a birth defect that left her only with a thumb and pinky on her left hand.