Using Shape Memory Alloys
A Catalyst article describing the use of smart materials to help people with disabilities. Many more people with physical and mental disabilities are leading independent lives at home, thanks in part to recent technological developments. The article focuses on one project
which makes use of smart materials to help people with dementia.
This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2008, Volume 19, Issue 2.
Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Annual subscriptions to print copies of the magazine can be purchased from Mindsets.
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