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  • 5 makeshift — and ingenious — ways to improve medical devices

    Stat - 01/10/2016

    Losing an arm to an accident or a war can be economically devastating for a farmer or agricultural worker. And yet traditional prosthetics don’t always work well for planting, fertilizing, irrigating, and harvesting. Now there’s a new crop of modular prosthetic limbs with attachments for various farming tasks and tools. The Farm Arm, for example, was developed this year by students at Northeastern University for farmers to operate different types of machinery.

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