(University of Bern) It is still a mystery why a blow to the chest can kill people by inducing cardiac arrest yet save others that are in cardiac arrest. We may be one step closer to an answer, however, thanks to a device developed by researchers of the University of Bern and the EPFL that can replicate the experience in the laboratory.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-02/uob-wab022219.php