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Lemelson Center: Inventing Ourselves

February 13, 2006 – May 7, 2006

American History Museum
14th and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Location: 1st Floor, West Wing, Lemelson Center Cases

How technology is used to reinvent our bodies is the subject of these 2 exhibit cases. On view are examples of electronic and mechanical medical inventions that, through history, have enhanced physical abilities (e.g., pacemaker, cochlear implants, hip replacements).

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