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Science in the Society : Prosthetics

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Science is often viewed as something done by researchers in lab coats in a pristine lab setup. While it is true in some cases, scientific advances happen when scientists and their findings interact with society. In this new series, we will speak to people who work closely with the public and bring science to them. The focus of this series will be exploring the not-so-popular areas of science. Advanced upper limb hand prosthetic Image credit: Prosthetic Orb For the first interview, we spoke to Elegencs Peter, a certified prosthetist, and orthotist. Hailing from Raipur, the capital of the central Indian state of Chattisgarh, Peter has a bachelor's degree in Prosthetics and Orthotics from the Mobility India Rehabilitation Research and Training Centre  in Bengaluru. Through his podcast, Prosthetic Orb, Peter connects the science of prosthetics with the society at large.   Elengencs Peter Coffee Table Science spoke to Peter over email and the interview has been edited for clarity.  CTS:

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