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Contact: Emil Venere
venere@purdue.edu
765-494-4709
Purdue University

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Caption: This graphic illustrates the principles behind the operation of a new type of miniature medical sensor powered by acoustic waves, including those found in music such as rap, blues, jazz and rock. The device, a pressure sensor, might ultimately help to treat people stricken with aneurisms or incontinence due to paralysis.

Credit: Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University

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