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Graeme Clark: The Man Who Invented the Bionic Ear

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Description for Graeme Clark: The Man Who Invented the Bionic Ear Paperback. The story of the man behind one of the truly great inventions of the late twentieth century: the cochlear implant which has brought the gift of hearing to thousands of children and adults around the world. Num Pages: 240 pages, 1 x 8pp colour photos, 1 x 8pp b&w photos. BIC Classification: BGT; MJPD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 235 x 20. Weight in Grams: 360.
As a young man, Graeme Clark read about Louis Pasteur, Marie Curie and other great scientists, little knowing that one day he would join their ranks. After watching his father struggle with hearing problems, Graeme knew he wanted to find a solution to deafness. Graeme became a surgeon, and his quiet persistence and methodical approach yielded results that fulfilled his childhood dream. Around the world, hundreds of thousands of people have now received the gift of hearing from the cochlear implant he developed. The first major medical 'bionic' implant technology, it has transformed the everyday lives of ... Read more

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About Mark Worthing
Mark Worthing is a historian of science and a senior researcher with Lutheran Education Australia, Adelaide.

Reviews for Graeme Clark: The Man Who Invented the Bionic Ear
An interesting and sometimes moving biography of a fascinating scientific pioneer who helped to bring hearing to the profoundly deaf.
Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society and Nobel Laureate [A] Ringing tribute to dedication... Science historian Mark Worthing delves far back into Clark's childhood, exploring the factors that motivated this vision and the personal attributes that helped ... Read more

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