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Quality Standards

One of the many world-changing effects of the Industrial Revolution was the development of comprehensive industrial standards.  Some of the earliest standardized parts included basic components like screws, which needed to have matching thread sizes for multiple different applications.  762 more words

Hi-Tech Implants Offer Hope for Medical Disabilities

It sounds like science fiction, but neural prosthetics are a reality, with the potential to change the lives of individuals with a range of medical disabilities including epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease and spinal cord injuries. 242 more words


Students Design High Tech, Low Cost Artificial Limbs

The price of a new prosthetic leg can cost anywhere from $5,000 to $50,000, and an upper extremity device can range from $3,000 to $30,000. The high cost keeps a lot of people from these important devices, especially in the developing world. 671 more words