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Artificial Foam Heart Pumps Fluid


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Researchers at Cornell University have designed a new type of stretchable “foam” material.

Internal pores can be changed increase and decrease connectivity across the material – i.e. to pass fluid through it.

Could also be used to create prosthetic body parts.

The study was published in the Advanced Materials journal.

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Advanced Materials

Scientific journal covering materials science.

Cornell University

Private Ivy League research university in New York.

Rob Shepherd

Associate Professor at Cornell University.