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University of Arizona, partners to test new SmartSox to head off diabetic ulcers

University of Arizona, partners to test new SmartSox to head off diabetic ulcers

Dr. David G. Armstrong, a podiatric surgeon at the University of Arizona, fits patient Pearl Badman with SmartSox, which use fiber optics and sensors to detect foot-pressure and temperature anomalies that could lead to troublesome diabetic ulcers later on.

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University of Arizona, partners to test new SmartSox to head off diabetic ulcers

University of Arizona, partners to test new SmartSox to head off diabetic ulcers

Hoping to lessen the scourge of diabetes, researchers and engineers at the University of Arizona are studying what may be the most expensive pair of socks in the world.

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With Legos, kids build on medical know-how

With Legos, kids build on medical know-how

The tension is palpable as, from left, Josh Garcia, AJ Alameda and Sammy Sim watch their creation at work.

December 05, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
With Legos, kids build on medical know-how

With Legos, kids build on medical know-how

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With Legos, kids build on medical know-how

With Legos, kids build on medical know-how

Most kids play with Legos for fun, but some Tucson-area students used them Saturday to build robots that solve biomedical engineering problems.

December 05, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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