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Researchers harness ultrasound technology to give amputees a better grip with their prosthetics.

Researchers harness ultrasound technology to give amputees a better grip with their prosthetics.

Controlling today’s advanced prosthetic arms and hands can be very challenging. Current upper-body prosthesis are controlled by electrodes placed on the skin surface that pick up electrical activity of muscles in the residual limb as the amputee attempts to perform movements. Unfortunately, often these systems cannot provide the type of control and functionality for day …

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How Many Muscle in an Elephants Trunk

How Many Muscle in an Elephants Trunk

Ever wonder how many muscles are in an elephant trunk? Well, a human only has 639 muscles in their entire body but there are about 40,000 muscles in an elephant’s trunk. The elephants can use their trunk to grab things, smell things, breath through, snort water to blow into their mouth and they even use …

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Animals That Actually Self-Destruct

Animals That Actually Self-Destruct

Here are some of the weirdest ways how animals actually self-destruct! 9 – Male phascogales Spread around the coasts of Australia, phascogales are insectivorous and carnivorous marsupials that have gotten kind of popular based mainly on their terribly tragic mating life! Most of the phascogale population has migrated to South Western Australia because of deforestation, …

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Unbelievably Ridiculous Animals That Actually Exist!

Unbelievably Ridiculous Animals That Actually Exist!

Here are unbelievable animals that actually exist in real life! 10 – Giant Weta A giant cricket that eats carrots? No way! That sounds more like something from a children’s cartoon than something that mother nature could actually produce. But that’s exactly what the Giant Weta is, a ridiculously big cricket that can eat vegetrables. …

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Systems of the Human Body 1: Moving and Controlling the Body – Muscular System

Systems of the Human Body 1: Moving and Controlling the Body – Muscular System

Cardiac muscle cells are highly specialized in their function and their makeup. They contract over and over without fatigue in a systematic way so that blood will move through the heart chambers in a regulated manner. To access a comprehensive array of complete multimedia lessons, as well as the most up-to-date, standards-based curriculum content that’s …

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