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BioMech & BioMed

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First Live Cancer Surgery Broadcast Using Virtual Reality

04/13/2016 by sue
With the flurry of medical-themed posts appearing this week, I thought this would be an interesting addition. UK-based Medical Realities will be broa...
Views: 96, Comments: 3
Last comment 04/13/2016 by BestInShow

Life Science Engineering / Healthcare IT

04/12/2016 by SavvyExacta
Healthcare is at the top of many minds these days. An aging baby boomer population coupled with medical records going digital and advances in technolo...
Views: 116, Comments: 3
Last comment 04/13/2016 by Casper71

Allowing Researchers Access to Genetic Information

04/12/2016 by BestInShow
Yesterday I heard this story, about geneticists who are searching for "genetic superheroes." These superheroees have genetic mutations that apparently...
Views: 175, Comments: 17
Last comment 04/27/2016 by Linna Brown

Antarctic Research from Home

04/07/2016 by SavvyExacta
Want to do research in Antarctica without the hassle of travel and dealing with cold weather? Participate in PenguinWatch 2.0, where you can review so...
Views: 109, Comments: 3
Last comment 04/07/2016 by Mikerho
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Biomedical Engineering

191 blog entries, 1922 comments (0 Viewing)

Revolutionary Regeneration

05/03/2016 by Chelsey H
Have you ever seen a gecko regrow its tail? The regeneration of limbs by salamanders and geckos was the inspiration for research done at UNSW Austr...
Views: 156, Comments: 5
Last comment 05/05/2016 by Mikerho

Did You Inherit Your Sweet Tooth?

04/19/2016 by Chelsey H
"No thanks, I'm not a dessert person." I don't know about you, but not much else inspires me to hate someone as much as that statement does. Who doe...
Views: 151, Comments: 4
Last comment 04/20/2016 by GameJudge

Revolutionizing the Prosthetic Hand to Teach It New Tasks

04/13/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Engineers are working to develop a prosthetic hand that will give users a sense of feedback and a realistic sense of touch. Read more. ------- E...
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Medical Equipment Design

124 blog entries, 579 comments (1 Viewing)

Tiny Tools Come into the Fold

04/20/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Brigham Young University researchers use principles of origami to design surgical tools so small that incisions will heal on their own - without sutu...
Views: 133, Comments: 1
Last comment 04/21/2016 by SolarEagle

Medical Micro-bots are Bio-inspired

03/08/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The small-scale engineering R&D pursued at the Biological Actuation, Sensing & Transport Laboratory at Drexel University, PA, is expected to...
Views: 99, Comments: 0

Implanted Brain Device May Help Paralyzed Control Exoskeleton Via Thoughts

03/04/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Researchers from the University of Melbourne have developed a paperclip-sized implantable device that can allow paralyzed patients to control their e...
Views: 122, Comments: 1
Last comment 03/05/2016 by 70AARCuda
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Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition

208 blog entries, 3052 comments (0 Viewing)

Science in Caffeine and Coffee

05/05/2016 by cheme_wordsmithy
We've heard it on the news time and again... "food study X says drinking coffee everyday is good for your health". [Two weeks later] "food study Y...
Views: 173, Comments: 10
Last comment 05/06/2016 by Janissaries

Cardio Workouts That Get Results

03/08/2016 by Chelsey H
Now that the first two months of the year have come and gone, how are your New Year's Resolutions sticking? If you were one of the many people who...
Views: 199, Comments: 0

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: 315, Comments: 23
Last comment 02/16/2016 by Bayes
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Healthcare Engineering

54 blog entries, 222 comments (0 Viewing)

A New Weapon In the Zika Virus Fight

02/18/2016 by cheme_wordsmithy
You may have heard about the Zika virus in the news. It's the latest in a long line of mosquito-born illnesses that seems to be spreading in epidemic...
Views: 325, Comments: 13
Last comment 02/20/2016 by SolarEagle

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
Views: 319, Comments: 13
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
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IBM Opens a New Frontier in Healthcare Analytics

08/21/2015 posted in Editor's Desk
by wagman262
My colleague, Stephen Holloway, offers fascinating insight into IBM's recent deal that more closely aligns big data and analytics with healthcare. A p...
Views: 392, Comments: 0


01/26/2015 posted in Light & Laser Blog
by CR4 Guest Author
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....
Pathfinder Tags: optogenetics
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Last comment 01/27/2015 by Hilton

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...
Pathfinder Tags: pareiasaurs
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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...
Pathfinder Tags: dogs pets technology translation
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Last comment 07/23/2013 by suresh sharma

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...
Pathfinder Tags: ANIMAL SCIENCE birds
Views: 990, Comments: 16
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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'...
Pathfinder Tags: beaked whale spade-toothed whale whales
Views: 336, Comments: 0


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