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Can You Make Medical Devices Out of LEGOs?



12/20/2013 8:52:16 AM

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From pacemakers to heart rate monitors to nebulizers, medical devices are a key part of medicine these days. But they’re also expensive, delicate and hard to get if you’re not at a state-of-the-art medical facility. In this video, Boonsri Dickinson visits Jose Gomez-Marquez, the director of the MIT Little Devices Lab, at Maker Faire and takes a look at the various ways he’s using things like LEGOs to make cheaper, easier and more hackable medical devices. Bonus: much of the video is shot through Google Glass.

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