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7 Flips | 1 Magazine | @JasonHibner | The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) is the authoritative voice and advocate for the value of medical and biological engineering to society. It is an organization of leaders in medical and biological engineering, consisting of academic, industrial, professional society councils and elected fellows.

Luminescent nanocrystal tags and high-speed scanner enable rapid detection of multiple pathogens in a single test

May 6, 2014<p>J. Paul Robinson <br>Download Photo<p>WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A research team using tunable luminescent nanocrystals as tags to advance medical …

Lasers can help damaged teeth grow back, researchers say

When you damage a tooth, your dentist usually uses a filling or a crown to patch it up. But eventually, researchers say that your dentist might just point a laser at it, encouraging the tooth to regrow on its own. While it's no surprise that light causes reactions in the human body, some …

Lifelike Heart Valve Model Will Aid Treatment

A still from Sacks' mitral valve simulation depicting the closed valve and its associated chordae tendineae. The model incorporates multi-scale data, …

Ellis Meng and the Future of Tiny Cancer-Fighting Machines

U.S. FDA approves 'Star Wars' robotic arm for amputees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a robotic arm for amputees that is named for the “Star Wars” character Luke Skywalker and can perform multiple, simultaneous movements, a huge advance over the metal hook currently in use.<p>The DEKA Arm System is pictured in …