Engineering Health

TFTEC Revolutionary Technology Restores Cold Sensation in Phantom Limbs: A Leap Forward for Amputees

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For many amputees, losing a limb is just the beginning of a lifelong journey filled with challenges. One such challenge is the sensation of a "phantom limb" – a phenomenon where amputees feel their missing limb is still present. The human body is a marvel of engineering, with...

Flexing New Muscles: The Advent of Ferroelectric Polymers in Robotics

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A team of international researchers led by Pennsylvania State University has developed a new type of ferroelectric polymer that could potentially be used as 'artificial muscles' in advanced robotics and medical devices. This innovative material can convert electrical energy into a mechanical strain more efficiently than previous methods,...

A Revolution in Cardiac Care: Rapidly Produced Artificial Heart Valves

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In a world where heart disease remains a leading cause of death, advancements in cardiac care are always a welcome sight. A team of researchers has made a significant breakthrough in producing artificial heart valves, creating them in less than 10 minutes. This rapid production method, known as...