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BioMech & BioMed

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Scary Food

01/28/2016 by Fredski
and you thought GMO was an issue
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Last comment 02/03/2016 by JIMRAT

Sound Waves Used to Manipulate Cells

01/26/2016 by SplicedWire
Most people don't understand that sound waves do much more than produce the noises we hear on a daily basis but the pressure differential that cause...
Pathfinder Tags: acoustic Cell Manipulation sound waves
Views: 130, Comments: 4
Last comment 01/26/2016 by Rixter
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Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition

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Will You Eat Synthesized Meat?

02/10/2016 by HUSH
In recent years there has been a significant shift in how Americans consider and purchase their food. Sometime around 2000 it seems generic grocery...
Pathfinder Tags: diet Laboratory meat stem cell
Views: 170, Comments: 22
Last comment 02/12/2016 by adreasler

Siesta Science

11/25/2015 by cheme_wordsmithy
"An afternoon rest or nap, especially one taken during the hottest hours of the day in a hot climate." - the siesta, as defined by Google. It seems u...
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Last comment 11/28/2015 by SolarEagle

The NFL's New Wearable Tech

09/09/2015 by HUSH
As a cord-cutter, I feel as though I have a firm appreciation for the media content I pay for. Netflix, Hulu and NHL GameCenter are billed right thr...
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Medical Equipment Design

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Vital Signs Tracker is Swallowed, Not Worn

01/21/2016 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Skin-contact sensors for measuring vital signs aren't always feasible due to patient discomfort, so MIT researchers advocate monitoring from within....
Views: 242, Comments: 1
Last comment 01/22/2016 by phph001

Artificial Skin is a Sensational Advance

12/15/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
An artificial skin composed of rubber, plastic, and carbon nanotubes promises tactile capabilities for prosthetic limbs. In pursuit of a mechanism th...
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Biomedical Engineering

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Treatments for Depression, Part 2

01/20/2016 by Chelsey H
Stress has been discussed many times on this blog. The dangers and benefits of stress are widely discussed in the scientific community as well as in...
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Last comment 01/29/2016 by BestInShow

Treatments for Depression, Part 1

01/05/2016 by Chelsey H
Did you know that nearly half of Americans are affected by some sort of mental disorder at some point in their life? Suicides, 90 percent of them a...
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Last comment 01/08/2016 by Brave Sir Robin

New Year New Habits

12/23/2015 by Chelsey H
As the end of 2015 approaches the obligatory New Year's resolutions start to be written down, taped by the mirror, and shared with accountability b...
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Last comment 12/23/2015 by lyn
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Healthcare Engineering

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No Evidence that Cancer Screening Saves Lives

01/13/2016 by Quasar
An article in the British Medical Journal argues that screening for cancer has never been shown to save lives. The authors focus on the difference...
Pathfinder Tags: cancer screening mortality
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Last comment 01/15/2016 by jmueller

Global Life Expectancy is Rising, But People are Living Longer with Illness and Disability

09/02/2015 by Quasar
People are living 6.2 years longer on average worldwide in 2013 compared to 1990, according to a new investigation drawing data from the Global Burd...
Pathfinder Tags: life expectancy
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Last comment 09/07/2015 by suresh sharma

Will Photoacoustic Imaging Successfully Map the Brain?

08/11/2015 by Jonathan Fuller
The brain is an amazing organ. In the past fifty years we've made significant progress in understanding neurons and brain cell operation. Many areas...
Pathfinder Tags: medical imaging photoacoustic imaging ultrasound
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Last comment 08/11/2015 by Jonathan Fuller
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IBM Opens a New Frontier in Healthcare Analytics

08/21/2015 posted in Editor's Desk
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My colleague, Stephen Holloway, offers fascinating insight into IBM's recent deal that more closely aligns big data and analytics with healthcare. A p...
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01/26/2015 posted in Light & Laser Blog
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Imagine you are going out with your shy single friend to a party, he / she is talking to a nice potential match, but your friend starts to melt down....
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Pareiasaurs – Possible Relatives of Turtles

08/02/2013 posted in Animal Science
by SavvyExacta
Haven't heard of the pareiasaur? Me either, until I read an article in ScienceDaily. According to a study published in the Journal of Vertebrate P...
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Chatting with Canines

07/17/2013 posted in Animal Science
I have one particular family member who is a rather quiet sort. No matter my attempts to levy conversation, she'll just sit there quietly and stare...
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Unusual Bird Nest Building Materials

06/28/2013 posted in Animal Science
by SavvyExacta
It's a little late for most species of birds to be nesting but some, like these cedar waxwings, are still at it. Seeing this bird with such a huge am...
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A Tale of the Rarest Species of Whale

06/07/2013 posted in Animal Science
by SavvyExacta
When's the last time you saw a beaked whale? Despite the fact that they look a little bit like bottle nosed dolphins, it's actually likely that you'...
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