Biomedical Engineering

Fibre-optic breakthrough for brain tumour treatment

Tiny sensor has huge potential for treating otherwise inoperable brain cancers.<p>University of Wollongong (UOW) researchers have successfully …

Cancer

Proposed Approach to the Regulation of Cannabis

Preface<p>On April 13, 2017, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances …

Cannabis

Amid Crisis, Toronto Transit Chief Is Named to Run New York Subway

With New York’s century-old subway system facing a crisis, transportation officials on Tuesday turned to a veteran transit leader, Andrew Byford, credited with turning around Toronto’s once beleaguered system to take over the city’s buses and subways.<p>Mr. Byford’s appointment as the president of New …

Engineering

Johnson & Johnson: Dividend King With Good Total Return And Dividend Growth

Johnson & Johnson total return over-performed the DOW average for my 58.0 month test period by 33.72%, which is great.<p>Johnson & Johnson Has increased …

Stocks

Active Ceramic Membranes

<b>Direct Natural Gas to Chemical Conversion</b><p>CoorsTek has developed a new process to use natural gas (methane) as raw material to produce high-value …

Batteries

Six-Step Process for Writing Anthropology and Genetic Engineering Essays

University students are typically required to write and submit certain academic compositions, which may include anthropology and genetic engineering …

Molecular Biology

1 W DC-DC Converters are Medical Safety Approved

MINMAX Technology has announced the MINMAX MAU01M / MSCU01M series, a new range of high performance 1 W medical safety approved DC-DC converters with …

Medicine

VMware, Inc. (VMW) Reaches $123.19 52-Week High; Cryolife (CRY) Had 4 Bullish Analysts

<b>November 17, 2017 - By Richard Conner</b><p>Among 4 analysts covering Cryolife (NYSE:CRY), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are …

Stocks

Graphene-based electrodes for microbial fuel cells

Researchers from Professor Christopher Howe’s group, and collaborators at the Cambridge Graphene Centre, have published an article in the Royal …

Fuel Cell

Karnataka bets big on Artificial Intelligence, Big Data

Drones that monitor crop health and medical devices for early detection of cancer are among AI-based innovations on display at Bengaluru Tech Summit …

Artificial Intelligence

A surprising number of doctors were undergrad English majors — and it's not just about GPA

• <b>English majors are surprisingly well-represented in US medical schools.</b>• <b><br>They have a higher acceptance rate than applicants coming from science backgrounds.</b>• <b><br>And it's not necessarily the case that English easier than biology or chemistry.</b><p>There's a decent chance your doctor didn't study biology, …

Education

Students get a rush—and scientific data—during a day at Six Flags

Getting out of the classroom and into the real world sometimes can be the best way to learn.At Johns Hopkins University, first-year biomedical …

Scientific Research

Medigate Announces $5.35M Seed Round to Protect Connected Medical Devices from Pandemic Cyberattacks Threatening Patient Safety and Privacy

Industry’s first dedicated medical device security platform lets healthcare providers identify and secure inherently vulnerable medical devices<p>TEL AVIV–(BUSINESS WIRE)–November 14, 2017–<p>Israeli startup Medigate today announced $5.35 million in seed funding for its mission to secure the use of the …

Cybersecurity

Electronics 'like a second skin' making MRIs safer and easier for children

Health<p>Electronics ‘like a second skin’ make wearables more practical and MRIs safer for kids<p>B<p>ERKELEY, Calif. — She’s a physicist who trained in the …

Medicine

Is the healthcare industry prepared to combat evolving cyber threats?

One in four UK healthcare IT professionals aren’t confident in their organisation’s ability to respond to cyberattacks, according to …

Cybersecurity

CYRIL shines a light on the brains of newborn babies

<b>A research team at UCL has developed CYRIL, a new tool that non-invasively monitors brain tissue physiology in newborn babies to help doctors make</b> …

Engineering

Genetic engineering mechanism visualized

One of the techniques used in genetic engineering -- the process of artificially modifying the genome of a living organism -- involves the so-called …

Genetics

Biomedical engineers from across Africa are collaborating to build medical devices

Biomedical engineering can save lives. It draws on and integrates knowledge from disciplines like engineering, computer science, biomedical sciences, and public health as well as clinical practice. This knowledge is combined to improve health—often through the design of medical devices for …

University of Cape Town

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 …

Bioengineering

New method 3D-prints fully functional electronic circuits

(Left) Conductive and polymeric inks were simultaneously inkjet-printed and solidified in a single process using UV irradiation. (Right) …

Engineering

Meet the human guinea pig who hacked his own DNA

Self experimentation has a long history. Scientists have consumed, breathed in, and injected themselves with all manner of substances in the pursuit …

Genetics

The EPA just approved the release of mosquito-killing insects grown in the lab

Mosquito-Killing Mosquitoes<p>For more than 4,000 years, humans have battled mosquito-borne diseases, and now, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency …

Viruses

If hackers attacked the hospital

Networked “smart” devices are poised to revolutionize health care, from infusion pumps that provide essential safety checks for the medications they …

Health Care

Dr Jezamine Lim engineers her own path

SMART, focused, determined and enterprising are words that describe Dr Jezamine Lim to a tee.<p>A medical doctor by training, the 33-year-old beauty has …

Tissue Engineering

Fat Cells Inactivate Cancer Chemotherapy | GEN

Obesity is linked with poorer outcomes for patients with a range of cancers, including breast, colon, ovarian and prostate. The results from new …

Chemical Engineering

Bandage-Like Gadget Could Make Stitches And Staples A Thing Of The Past

A Seattle-based startup has developed an innovative "skin closure device" that exhibits the anchoring strength of sutures and staples, but is nearly …

Chemical Engineering

Surgical dressing fights infections with electricity

<b>A surgical dressing that becomes electrically active on contact with bodily fluids could help to can prevent infections and combat antibiotic</b> …

Medicine

How This Bioengineer Linked a Human Brain to the Internet

Before meeting Adam Pantanowitz in a ritzy alcove of Johannesburg, my brain is buzzing — and for good reason. At 33, the Wits University lecturer has …

Culture

AI-enabled technologies could help museums survive the digital age

By definition, museums store and display objects of historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural significance. Want to see dinosaur skeletons, medical oddities, Civil War weapons, or Renoir masterpieces? There’s a museum out there for you. But without relatability and modern storytelling, even the …

Engineering

Top 5 Highest Paying Bachelors Degrees

It is no secret that college education is the US very expensive. According to one report, colleges are raising tuition by an average of 3.6%, higher than the current rate of inflation, which stands at 2.2%. If we look at it mathematically, going to college is an investment of both time and money. …

Careers