Bioengineering

25 People Shaping the Future in Tech, Science, Medicine, Activism and More

The inventors, entrepreneurs and disrupters who are changing (and maybe saving) the world one brilliant idea at a time<p>Manu Prakash, a Stanford …

Science

Robert Guldberg

Engineer with Medical Flair<p>Story By Jim Barlow<br>Video and photos by Charlie Litchfield and Dusty whitaker<p><i>Robert Guldberg to take the helm of the Phil</i> …

Medicine

Multiscale memory and bioelectric error correction in the cytoplasm-cytoskeleton-membrane system.

2017 Nov 17. doi: 10.1002/wsbm.1410. [Epub ahead of print]<p>121 Rue des Lavandiéres, 11160 Caunes Minervois, France.2Allen Discovery Center at Tufts …

Neuroscience

How Andy Weir Engineered A Lunar City In ‘Artemis’

For his novel, author Andy Weir researched how to smelt aluminum in space, combat fire hazards in an enclosed moonbase, and run a lunar city’s …

University of Louisville

Miscarriage research: the bioengineers taking a fresh look at pregnancy

With the help of CGI models of placentas, universities are collaborating to investigate why one in five pregnancies end in miscarriage<p>For an engineer, Dr Michelle Oyen has spent a lot of time with placentas recently. “It’s a really weird organ, half baby, half mother. It must begin functioning at …

Chemical Engineering

'Virtual farm' website provides a plethora of dairy sustainability information

Changing weather patterns pose significant challenges for modern dairy farmers—excessive hot or cold temperatures, drought and humidity can have a …

Agriculture

Design and Application of Genetically-Encoded Malonyl-CoA Biosensors for Metabolic Engineering of Microbial Cell Factories.

2017 Oct 30. pii: S1096-7176(17)30248-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ymben.2017.10.011. [Epub ahead of print]<p>1Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering and …

Biology

Maine-Based Medical Simulation Startup Wins Pitch Competition

A medical simulation startup founded by UMaine students won the Bangor region’s BigGig pitch event last week. The company, Zephyrus Simulation LLC, …

Medicine

Scientists create device for ultra-accurate genome sequencing of single human cells

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of California San Diego has developed a technology for very accurate sequencing and …

Genetics

Disruptive bioengineering – changing the way cells interact with each other

Researchers at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine have developed a new platform based on the revolutionary CRISPR/Cas9 technology, to …

Biology

New RoboBee flies, dives, swims, and explodes out the of water

Hybrid robot could perform search and rescue missions, research studies, environmental monitoring<p>By Leah Burrows, SEAS Communications<p>(CAMBRIDGE, …

Robotics

Art advancing science at the nanoscale

Harvard

Shaping animal, vegetable and mineral

Researchers develop mathematical techniques for designing shape-shifting shells<p>By Leah Burrows, SEAS Communications<p>Nature has a way of making complex …

Harvard

Don't Miss the Bioengineering & Biotechnology Programming at Annual

Don't miss out on a variety of programming in bioengineering and biotechnology.<p>NEW TOPICAL CONFERENCE <br>Microbiomes & Microbial Communities<br>Wednesday, …

Chemical Engineering

Bioengineering Fate

Bioengineering FateHMS researchers create functional small bowel segments from stem cellsBy SUE MCGREEVEYThu, 2017-10-12Using human induced …

Medicine

Launching Successful Products

Oct 19, 2017, 8:30am - 4:30pm<p>Add to Calendar<br>• iCalendar<br>• Google Calendar<br>• Outlook<br>• Yahoo<p>LocationBoston Children's Hospital<br>1 Autumn Street<br>CRB Conf 7, …

Harvard

Bioengineering and Translational Medicine Conference Set for Minneapolis

Bioengineers will explore the adaption of groundbreaking research into practical and commercial applications for healthcare at the 2nd Bioengineering …

Chemical Engineering

A New Saddle From Smanie

Smanie's First Enduro/Trail Specific n-spire is One to Forget About<p>Smanie (pronounced SMAHN-yeh) has been in the saddle game for a while now, and its …

Mountain Biking

Tracking live brain activity with the new NeuBtracker open-source microscope

NeuBtracker* is equipped with two cameras: One tracks the unrestrained behavior of the zebrafish larva while the other automatically remains pointed …

Neuroscience

Fresh blood for damaged tissues via alginate hydrogels

Biomaterial-mediated delivery of blood vessel growth factors could be used as a therapeutic strategy to treat peripheral vascular disease<p>By Eriona …

Medicine

This New System Helps Bioengineering Happen 10,000 Times Faster

A new system from a startup called Kytopen could jump-start advances in modifying bacteria, allowing researchers trying to create new drugs, fuels, or food to work much more quickly.<p>When researchers genetically engineer bacteria or yeast to solve a problem–creating bacteria that can eat plastic …

Biology

Medicine of the future: New microchip technology could be used to track 'smart pills'

Caltech researchers have developed microscale devices that relay their location in the body<p>Researchers at Caltech have developed a prototype …

Engineering

Harvard’s Wyss Institute launches human Organ Chip project to model influenza virus infection and develop new therapies

Project aims to mimic human influenza infection and pathogenesis in vitro, and identify new drug leads that target host response factors<p>By Benjamin …

Medicine

Machine Learning Based Mobile Microscope Might Help Detect Air Quality Better

Researchers from the University of California at Los Angeles have developed a new way to measure air quality. They have developed quite a unique …

Programming

This 20-cent, hand-powered centrifuge is set to revolutionize off-grid healthcare

Centrifuges separate blood components to make pathogens easier to detect – and they’re essential to diagnosing and treating diseases like Malaria, …

Off-grid

Wyss researcher awarded prestigious Leopoldina Prize

Tobias Giessen, Ph.D., a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Wyss Institute and Harvard Medical School working in Pam Silver’s lab, has been awarded the …

National Academy of Sciences

Low-cost wearables manufactured by hybrid 3D printing

New method combines precision printing of stretchable conductive inks with pick-and-place of electronic components to make flexible, wearable …

Robotics

Hybrid 3D Printing of Soft Electronics

Previous Next<p>A new hybrid 3D printing technique developed at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University, Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of …

Harvard

The Hardest College Majors: Worth Pursuing?

Only a masochist would choose a college major based on the fact that it's challenging. In fact, the most popular college majors are often some of the</i> …

Careers

New bioengineering method repairs donor lungs, permitting transplantation

The major shortage of donor organs is a problem that scientists are frantically trying to solve. Whether it’s finding innovative ways to use animal …

Medicine