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Contact: Emil Venere
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765-494-4709
Purdue University

Medical Sensor

Caption: Researchers have created a new type of miniature pressure sensor, shown here, designed to be implanted in the body. Acoustic waves from music or plain tones drive a vibrating device called a cantilever, generating a charge to power the sensor.

Credit: Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University

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