#Medical devices

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,...

Revolutionary Neupulse Device Successfully Reduces Tics in Clinical Trials for Tourette’s Syndrome

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Tourette's Syndrome is a neurological disorder that affects an estimated 1 in 100 children in the UK. It is a condition that is often misunderstood and stigmatized, with many people wrongly assuming that it is characterized only by outbursts of swearing and inappropriate behaviour - the reality is...

Engineers create reusable EpiPen

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A team of Engineers from South African have developed a new EpiPen that works using replaceable cartridges. While the 'ZiBiPen' costs £60; the cartridges cost only £12. This is a huge reduction in cost vs the traditional one-shot EpiPen. Giancarlo Beukes and Gokul Nair, the pair behind the...