Category Archives: Medical

A category of articles I’ve read that relate to various types of medical procedures.

Finding a Remedy for Metallic Hip Failures

I found this article interesting mostly because of the fact that it shows just how applicable so many of the classes I took in Biomedical Engineering are. As the title suggests surgeons are finding that metal-on-metal replacement hips are failing … Continue reading

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5 Recent Breakthroughs in Nanomedicine

The future is definitely going to be on a nanoscale as we explore smaller and smaller particles and possibilities of the world around us. What some people may not know however is that their has already been a movement towards … Continue reading

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Movies Made From Your Thoughts

This article was a very interesting one to me as it deals with recording from the brain. Neuroscientists at the University of California Berkeley were able to scan brain activity from subjects as they watched clips from Hollywood movie trailers. … Continue reading

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3D Printer Used to Create Artificial Blood Vessels

Part of the reason I want to build a 3D printer so much is that I believe they are going to be a huge tool in the future of the engineering field. This story proves that point very clearly. Scientists … Continue reading

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Glowing Wound Dressing Indicates Infection

I’ve found yet another story about something that glows. This one is a bit different however and may prove to be more useful more quickly. Scientists at Sheffield University in the UK have created a new wound dressing that contains … Continue reading

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