January 30, 2012

Rap Music Powers Implantable Medical Sensor

Purdue University, Purdue University


Purdue Univ.

The driving bass rhythm of rap music can be harnessed to power a new type of miniature medical sensor designed to be implanted in the body.

Acoustic waves from music, particularly rap, were found to effectively recharge the pressure sensor. Such a device might ultimately help to treat people stricken with aneurisms or incontinence due to paralysis.

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TAGGED: Music, Electronic Sensor, Acoustics

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