Biomedicine

French doctors perform 2nd face transplant on man in his 40s

For the first time in transplant history doctors have replaced one donor face with another, according to Olivier Bastien of France's biomedicine …

France

Cellular Biomedicine Set to Install GE’s FlexFactory to Manufacture Cell Therapies

Cellular Biomedicine Group (CBMG) plans to equip part of its Shanghai facility with GE Healthcare’s FlexFactory™ platform. The goal is to accelerate …

Medicine

University of Melbourne courses most popular in Victoria

Four out of the top five most popular Victorian courses are University of Melbourne degrees, with the Bachelor of Commerce taking out the fourth spot …

University of Melbourne

New 'organ-on-a-chip' device mimics heart disease

Singapore: Scientists have developed a new'organ-on-chip device' that mimics atherosclerosis or the constriction of blood vessels, which is the …

Medicine

Opinion: The NIH is in danger of losing its edge in creating biomedical innovations

In Ernest Hemingway’s “The Snows of Kilimanjaro,” the protagonist dies from an infection after scratching his leg on a thorn. That was in 1936, …

Research

Spider web inspired implantable "string" could control diabetes

A team of researchers has developed a revolutionary new method for treating type 1 diabetes. Inspired by a spider's web, the team created an easily …

Science

The FDA just approved the first-ever shock wave device to promote healing

With the number of bogus remedies and treatments floating around, claiming to provide relief for various ailments, the FDA really has its work cut …

Medicine

OpenMinTED Open Tender Phase II Funding opportunity for text and data mining developers

<b>OpenMinTED (openminted.eu)</b> Open Tender Phase II Funding Award for text and data mining developers including resources for processing life sciences, …

Big Data

The Year For The Indian Healthcare And Medical Device Industry

The Healthcare industry in India has been one of the country’s largest economic sectors, with regard to both employment and revenue. In the last few …

Medicine

480 Biomedical Develops Bioresorbable Stent as Strong as Metal

With every heartbeat blood is carried through the arteries to provide organs with life-sustaining oxygen and nutrients. In patients suffering from …

Chemical Engineering

DNA strand 'cages' leave imprint on polymer particles - Futurity

Chemically imprinting polymer particles with DNA strands could lead to new materials for things like biomedicine and "soft robotics."

Biology

Scholarships

3 column general content block - scholarships<p>How to apply<p>Scholarship application deadline: 7 February 2018, 23:59 GMT<p>To apply:<p>Complete and submit an …

Students

BioSymetrics Launches Analytics Platform to Revolutionize AI in Biomedicine

Specific benefits of the BioSymetrics offering include:<p>– Integrated analytics and machine learning solutions that can integrate large repositories of …

Big Data

Organismal engineering: new field combines tissue engineering & robotics for biohybrid robots

Dec 14, 2017 | By Tess<p>Researcher Vickie Webster-Wood and her team from the Case Western Reserve University have published a paper proposing a …

Medicine

A new data effort to inform career choices in biomedicine

AAAS login provides access to <i>Science</i> for AAAS members, and access to other journals in the <i>Science</i> family to users who have purchased individual …

Research

New Technique Allows Mass Production of Bioengineered Liver Tissue

Researchers at Yokohama City University and Cincinnati Children’s Center for Stem Cell and Organoid Medicine have developed a large-scale method to …

Chemical Engineering

Why facial recognition is the future of diagnostics

It's 2049 and you're feeling sick. Instead of going to the doctor — which has become an obsolete profession — you take out your phone and take a …

Medicine

Scientists develop first ever breathalyser test for drugs

Drug tests could soon be carried out in the same way as those for alcohol: with a simple breathalyser sample.<p>Swedish scientists have developed new …

Medicine

Pacemakers Fail More Often Than Manufacturers Acknowledge — NOVA Next

Pacemakers and implantable defibrillators malfunction far more often than manufacturers acknowledge, according to ongoing research in California.<p>Zian …

Medicine

3D printing offers customised prosthetics to reverse hearing loss

<b>Researchers have used CT scans and 3D printing to create custom-designed prosthetic replacements for damaged ossicles in the middle ear.</b><p>The …

Engineering

The Best Hearing Aid In the World Is Made of Spider Silk Dipped in Gold

A scientist was inspired while watching a spider spin its web—and noticing the wind couldn't knock it down.<p>There’s a reason we fear—and …

Medicine

NHS trials smart plaster that can detect blood poisoning

The UK's National Health Service (NHS) is backing a slew of apps and wireless sensors that could help save lives and diagnose patients remotely. RespiraSense, for instance, is a small device that sticks to the side of the user's rib cage. A plaster-shaped sensor measures breathing through the chest …

Medicine

Sight unseen: advanced imaging will solve the greatest mysteries of the human body

An Inside Look<p>If you’ve ever landed in the emergency room with a broken bone, fallen and hit your head, or been pregnant, then you already know how …

Medicine

From Ayurveda to biomedicine: understanding the human body

What is a human body? This may seem a facetious question, but the answer will be very different according to which medical tradition you consult. …

Yoga

A new device lets you conduct an ultrasound with a smartphone

A Bit of AI and iQ<p>Entrepreneurial engineer Jonathan Rothberg suddenly became popular and rich after he made the world’s first DNA sequencer on a chip …

Machine Learning

Virtual Reality Is Reshaping Medical Training and Treatment

Arthur C. Clarke, a British science fiction writer, is well known for once writing, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from …

Medicine

Exponential Medicine And The Joy Of Technology

Recently I attended the Exponential Medicine meeting in California. Lead by the physician-innovator Daniel Kraft MD, the conference is an amazing collection of thinkers, doers and visionaries that focuses on the convergence of technology and medicine. Certainly, it’s a science-based meeting that …

Medicine

Bioinformatics leaders partner to build platform for NIH Data Commons

The life sciences are in the midst of a data revolution. Technologies such as genome sequencing, gene-expression analysis, and high-resolution …

Genetics

Nano-sized gold particles have been shaped to behave as clones in biomedicine

Shaping nanometric gold particles - of the size of millionths of a millimeter - to improve their properties in biomedicine and photonics has been …

Quantum Mechanics

Researchers Need to Recognize What They Don't Know

Learning to live with uncertainty could help avoid false results.<p>Researchers in the fields of social science and medicine are debating how to fix an increasingly recognized problem: A lot of their findings are either outright wrong or can't be replicated. Satisfying as it would be to have a simple …

Business