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自體脂肪移植 Sculpting The Body With Recycled Fat

聲音檔 From NPR This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne. STEVE INSKEEP, host: And I'm Steve Inskeep. Good morning. In Your Health today, we'll report on two ways to improve what nature 老天 ( 天生的 ) gave you. In a moment, we'll hear about risky silicone injections 矽膠注射 for wrinkles. First, a cosmetic surgery 整型手術 technique to transfer fat from one part of the body to another. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports. ALLISON AUBREY: If you've never thought of body fat as a precious resource 珍貴的資源 , well, it's likely you've never met surgeon David Broadway. He's an early adopter 搶先使用 of a technique that aims to redistribute 重新分布 fat. Think of it as the Robin Hood 俠盜羅賓漢 approach to plastic surgery, taking from the fat-rich parts of the body and giving to the poor, or the just modestly endowed 豐滿的 . (Modestly endowed 就是指平胸 ) Dr. DAVID BROADWAY (Plastic Surgeon): Well, I've been doing fat transfer to multiple areas for quite some time.

William Sidis - The Smartest Man Ever

聲音檔 From NPR Long before the Tiger Mom phenomenon, a man named Boris Sidis was touting 稱頌 his child-rearing methods養兒育女方法 back around 1910. His son was William James Sidis. And to those who knew of him, he was quite possibly the smartest man who ever lived. A few months ago, an inscribed copy 題字贈與 of a book Sidis wrote, called "The Animate and the Inanimate," was sold in London to an anonymous 匿名的 collector for almost $8,000. The book is about the existence of black holes黑洞 . It was written more than half a century before Stephen Hawking wrote about the same topic. Now, back in 1937, The New Yorker magazine tracked Sidis down and wrote an account of his life. One snowy January evening in 1910, about a hundred professors and advanced students of mathematics from Harvard University gathered in a lecture hall in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to listen to a speaker by the name of William James Sidis. (Soundbite of music) He had never addressed an audience before, and he was a