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Calculating the service life of bridges

In future, the service life of bridges may be estimated more accurate than ever before. Engineers from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have refined mathematical models for calculating them. Unlike previous ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Engineering
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Adaptive hydrotherapy wetsuit

This user-operated adaptive hydrotherapy wetsuit is for people with limited mobility, in particular paraplegic patients and the elderly. As water can minimize the impact on patients' joints and muscles during ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Engineering
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Phototherapy device for neonatal jaundice

O-blanket is an innovative phototherapy device for neonatal jaundice, consisting of a light-emitting fabric covered by a wrapper made of top, reflective and back fabrics. The lightemitting fabric is woven ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Engineering
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Device may allow sensations in prosthetic hands

To the nearly 2 million people in the U.S. living with the loss of a limb, including U.S. military veterans, prosthetic devices provide restored mobility yet lack sensory feedback. A team of engineers and ...

dateMay 13, 2015 in Engineering
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Economical and effective security design

Operators of infrastructures such as power grids and airports are expected to ensure a high level of security – but their financial means are limited. Fraunhofer researchers have developed an analysis tool ...

dateMay 04, 2015 in Engineering
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