BioMedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering is the biological or medical application of engineering principles or engineering equipment — called also biomedical engineering.

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Personalized Drugs

By: An Nguyen
Modern medicine has developed the ability to create medicine specifically for our individual gene patterns.
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3D Printing Medical Implants

By: Adam Mokatrin, Journalist
Researchers have flipped traditional 3D printing to create some of the most intricate biomedical structures yet, advancing the development of new technologies for regrowing bones and tissue.
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Virginia’s Adolescents Won’t Be Eligible For Pfizer’s Covid-19 Vaccine Until the CDC Approves It

On Monday, May 9, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration modified their Emergency Use Authorization on Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine so that teenagers ages 12-15 could get it as well. This is a major milestone in the fight against Covid, but not everyone can get the vaccine right away.
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Do Anti-Viral Surface Tops Really Work?

Engineers have designed anti viral surfaces to help stop the spread quicker. We will see antiviral hospital equipment, door handles and other commonly touched areas that will not keep any virus residue.
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The wearable microgrid uses energy from human sweat and movement to power an LCD wristwatch and electrochromic device. Credit: Lu Yin

Wearable Generator Uses The Human Body To Power Small Devices

It takes some serious technological know-how to develop a device that can use the human body as an energy source, and UC San Diego's nano engineers have done just that.
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FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine for 12-15 Year-Olds

The FDA has just authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use in 12-15 year-olds.
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Could Children Ages 12-15 Get the Vaccine?

On April 9th, Pfizer requested the FDA to modify their EUA (emergency use authorization) so that teens ages 12-15 could get the vaccine as well. 
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Bacteriophages: The Enemy Made Into A Medicine

By: Jackson Whitaker, Journalist

Bacteriophages are all over the world and they are on you right now. Don't worry they have been modded and they only target bacteria. This is a really big deal because bacteria are becoming very strong,...

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New Skin Patch Monitors Multiple Aspects Of Your Health Simultaneously

Monitoring your health can be time consuming and require lots of expensive equipment, but in San Diego, the engineers at the University of California have created a soft and stretchy skin patch that monitors several aspects of your health all at once.
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Mind Uploading— The Supposed “Digital Afterlife”

Mind uploading, the idea of uploading one's consciousness into the digital world, is a term coined for years in science fiction. But what if I told you this method of immortal existence could be real?
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Johnson and Johnson Has Released a New Vaccine, And its Different Than the Rest

Johnson and Johnson Has Released a New Vaccine, And it’s Different Than the Rest

Johnson and Johnson made a new vaccine that is very different than the ones already used. It is only one dose and does not need to be shipped frozen, both advantages over the Moderna and Pfizer vaccine.
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How Does The CoViD-19 Vaccine Work?

The CoViD-19 vaccine has been in the headlines a lot lately. But before you get it, you might want to know - how does it work?
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BioMedical Engineering