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BioMech & BioMed

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ß-Methylamino-L-alanine and Murder

11/16/2015 by Gavilan
β-Methylamino-L-alanine and related compounds in rapid onset ALS and dementia. My goal in discussing this issue is to bring attention to and h...
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Last comment 11/17/2015 by Mikerho
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Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition

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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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Advanced Tech Births Some Sports, Ruins Others

02/25/2015 by HUSH
The effects of modern technology on our most popular sports are well recognized. New eras of analytics have changed the ways players are valued. Sma...
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Last comment 05/29/2015 by kblunique
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Biomedical Engineering

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Would You Choose to Live to 120?

11/19/2015 by Jonathan Fuller
Some time ago I read a mind-shattering, kinda-fictional book called Einstein's Dreams, a series of short stories speculating about Einstein's dreami...
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Last comment 11/20/2015 by SolarEagle

The Dangers of Fruit

11/17/2015 by Chelsey H
During the holidays apple pie starts replacing actual apples in many of our diets. In order to hold off on gaining a few extra holiday pounds it's...
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Last comment 11/23/2015 by adreasler

Don't be Myopic About Going Outside

04/17/2015 by Chelsey H
I got my first pair of glasses when I was 14 years old because I couldn't read the board from the back of the classroom. I remember walking out of t...
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Last comment 04/22/2015 by reward54
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Healthcare Engineering

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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...
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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...
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Last comment 08/11/2015 by Jonathan Fuller

Re-engineering Our Umwelt

07/01/2015 by HUSH
When the concept of a sixth sense comes up, it usually carries varied meanings. In the film world, it's a decently-scary movie about Haley Joel Osme...
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Last comment 11/11/2015 by adreasler
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Medical Equipment Design

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When Powered Prosthetics Fail

01/12/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Marked improvements in mobility are offered by high-tech prosthetics, but decoding errors in powered limb interfaces can lead to instabilities and fal...
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How to Deal with Flexibility

01/02/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Flexible substrates provide a means of creating thin and light interconnects, and these characteristics make flex circuits ideal for many types of med...
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Last comment 01/03/2015 by vsar

Plant-based Gel Promptly Checks Bleeding

12/27/2014 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Framed in the context of severe battlefield injuries, the ability to stop traumatic bleeding in three minutes is life-saving. As explained in thi...
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IBM Opens a New Frontier in Healthcare Analytics

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Pareiasaurs – Possible Relatives of Turtles

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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
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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
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