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Why We're All Trapped In 3-D

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Melissa Malzkuhn, director of the Motion Light Lab at Gallaudet University, suits up in motion capture to record a nursery rhyme for deaf children. Emma Bowman/NPR hide caption

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Robert Gordon and Amy Jones try a virtual reality experiment with NPR's Aarti Shahani. Courtesy of AltspaceVR hide caption

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Getting 'Physical' And Emotional In Virtual Reality

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One of these things is not like the other: A 3-D printed model of a beige cowbird egg stands out from its robin's egg nest mates, though their shape and heft are similar. Ana Lopez/Courtesy of Mark Hauber hide caption

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Higher-Tech Fake Eggs Offer Better Clues To Wild-Bird Behavior

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OptiTex creates digital models of clothes for department stores like Target and Kohl's. These computer designs let stores create or tweak new styles without actually stitching prototype garments. OptiTex hide caption

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Do These Pants Make Me Look ... ? Body Scans For A Better Fit

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