BioMedical Engineering

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

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Bacteriophages: The Enemy Made Into A Medicine

By: Jackson Whitaker, Journalist

Bacteriophages are all over the world and they are on you right now. Don't worry they have been modded and they only target bacteria. This is a really big deal because bacteria are becoming very strong,...

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New Skin Patch Monitors Multiple Aspects Of Your Health Simultaneously

By: Lena Tosounidis, Reporter
Monitoring your health can be time consuming and require lots of expensive equipment, but in San Diego, the engineers at the University of California have created a soft and stretchy skin patch that monitors several aspects of your health all at once.
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Mind Uploading— The Supposed “Digital Afterlife”

By: Benita Xavier, Journalist
Mind uploading, the idea of uploading one's consciousness into the digital world, is a term coined for years in science fiction. But what if I told you this method of immortal existence could be real?
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Johnson and Johnson Has Released a New Vaccine, And it's Different Than the Rest

Johnson and Johnson Has Released a New Vaccine, And it’s Different Than the Rest

By: Drew McKeen, Reporter
Johnson and Johnson made a new vaccine that is very different than the ones already used. It is only one dose and does not need to be shipped frozen, both advantages over the Moderna and Pfizer vaccine.
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How Does The CoViD-19 Vaccine Work?

By: Valerie Lai, Reporter
The CoViD-19 vaccine has been in the headlines a lot lately. But before you get it, you might want to know - how does it work?
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Ultraviolet-C Lamps & Covid-19

By: Taryn Heuvelman, Journalist
Do you want an easy and very efficient way to get rid of germs and bacteria? Well that is why they created a Ultraviolet-C lamp. This article will tell you about UVC lights and what they are used for.
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Machines And The Production Of A Vaccine

Machines And The Production Of A Vaccine

By: Noah Bohn, Reporter
While vaccines may seem miraculous, there is actually a very complicated method of testing, creating, approving and distributing that relies heavily on machines to help. 
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Hospitals Start Using 3-D Printers to Recreate Body Parts

By: Devum Agarwal , Reporter
3-D printing body parts is very complicated and doesn't use plastic like most 3-D builds. Instead, the process uses the patient's tissue to create new cells that, in turn, create new tissue for the doctor to use.
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Synthetic Biology: A New Era

By: Aurora Ayala, Reporter
Now, some engineers have begun to tinker with DNA, experimenting and gradually figuring out how to code it, much like how people can program computers.
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“RMIT Artificial Skin.” www.rmit.edu.au/news/all-news/2020/sep/electronic-skin

Electronic Skin

By: Arnutchay Sy, Reporter
The device mimics the body’s response that reacts to painful sensations with the same speed that nerve signals travel to the brain.
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How is Artificial Intelligence Used in Medicine?

By: Valerie Lai, Reporter

For many people, artificial intelligence is all about human-like robots, cars, robotic pets, or ocean and space exploration. But have you thought about artificial intelligence in medicine? Artificial...

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A Solar Powered Crib

A Solar Powered Crib

By: Kalkidan Legesse, Journalist
Jaundice, a liver condition caused by buildup of bilirubin that results in yellowing of the skin, most impacted by this medical condition are premature newborn babies. If not treated effectively this medical condition can cause brain damage or even death.
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