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GMU researchers use ultrasound technology to improve the lives of amputees


November 14, 2017

There's hope for a better life for people who've lost an arm or leg, thanks to new research funded by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Defense. George Mason University (GMU) researchers are developing cutting-edge, ultrasound technology to help people get greater control of prosthetics for their arms, hands and legs. Full Story

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