Hip Hop-Powered Medical Sensor Monitors Blood Pressure Without Dropping a Beat

February 1, 2012 by  
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Hip Hop is good for the soul – and it could be good for the body too! Researchers at Purdue University recently developed a need breed of implantable sensors that can be powered by the deep frequencies found in bass-heavy beats. The acoustical wave-powered biomedical sensor has been proven to monitor pressure in the bladder or blood vessels of patients when exposed to a wide range of music, although the researchers found that hip hop music works best. Read the rest of Hip Hop-Powered Medical Sensor Monitors Blood Pressure Without Dropping a Beat Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: acoustical powered cantilever capacitor , babek Ziaie , eco design , green design , Hip Hop , IEEE MEMS Conference , pressure sensor , Purdue University , sustainable design

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