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Farmers/Ranchers with Amputation Are Focus of NURERC Study

The Northwestern University Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (NURERC), funded by NIDRR (Grant H133E080009), will collaborate with the National AgrAbility Project located at Purdue University, to conduct a study about the durability of prosthetic components used by agricultural workers. The title of the study is "Assessing and Responding to the Prosthetic Needs of Farmers and Ranchers." The purpose of this study is to improve the prosthetic devices used by farmers and ranchers...More

Handicap lift project elevates engineering in eyes of Garfield-Palouse High students

PALOUSE, Wash.-Sean Neal is good at math, but one bit of geometry he can't master involves moving 10 feet up and two feet over. The wheelchair-bound teen isn't able to climb into a combine to help harvest his family's wheat fields... More

Submitted by: Ron Schuler, Wisconsin AgrAbility