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BioMedical Engineering

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

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Is it possible to clone a Dinosaur?

By: Brian Trong-Khanh Nguyen, Journalist
Ever wondered what was the process of cloning a dinosaur? Or maybe why we can't clone it? This article is here to answer some of your questions!
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Artificial Organs

By: Ali Iskander, Journalist
Artificial organs comprise complex medical devices that have active mechanical or biochemical functions such as heart, lung, kidney, liver, pancreas, or neurosensory organs. Artificial organs can be either surgically implanted or extra corporeal (in which blood is temporarily processed outside the patient's body).
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Bioprinting

Printing started out from pasting words or images onto paper in 2D. However, new printers have been developed and put to the use to go beyond the second dimension.  Recently, 3D printers have been going mainstream in many industries. The reasons being is due to the amount of uses it has and the many types there are.
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Brain Computer Interface / g-tech medical engineering by Ars Electronica is marked with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

Technology in the Brain

Recently, researchers were able to come down to a decision and have developed neural interface. Neural interface is a technology that links with the nervous system. This technology can be used to stimulate the brain and record movements.
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MRI Machines: Behind The Scenes

By: Matteo Compart, Journalist
On July 3, 1977, the first MRI Exam was conducted on a human. The use of MRI Machines went up a lot over time and still continues to rise.
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The extent of biotechnology, gene editing, & CRISPR-Cas9:

By: Amy Peng, Journalist
Genes are arranged (from the four nitrogen bases) as the building blocks to DNA, and they can be manipulated and changed using gene editing such as CRISPR.  The ability of CRISPR to fix DNA errors can potentially lead to advancements such as treatments for genetic diseases, create altered traits in organisms, & lead to advanced cell editing.
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Frankel, Felice. 29 June 2021.

This Mask Detects COVID-19

This mask may look a bit off, but it really saves lives. This mask can detect viruses within two hours.
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What Happens When You Fall Asleep?

What Happens When You Fall Asleep?

By: Izaak Shaker, Journalist

Your brain has an internal clock, called the SCN (suprachiasmatic nucleus). When the brain gets signaled that it is nighttime, the SCN sends messages to the pineal gland. The pineal gland controls melatonin,...

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Nanobots: Our Tiny Saviors

Nanobots: Our Tiny Saviors

By: Namish Gupta, Journalist

Nanobots are exactly what they sound like. They are tiny, miniscule robots capable of storing and applying medicinal content to the human body, among other things. Currently, the average nanobot is about...

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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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