Author Archives: pourcirm

About pourcirm

I have a Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering. I'm always looking for new challenges and projects. I'm interested in science, math, art, sports, and building things.

Bug Biofuel Cells

While I don’t see this powering the entire world as we know it any time soon this article is about some interesting research. Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have created an implantable biofuel cell that can provide power from … Continue reading

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Anatomy in 3D

This is an interesting article from the New York Times that I was reading. The part that I think is coolest is how they’re using the 3D aspect in a way that really complements learning anatomy. Obviously doctors still need … Continue reading

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I haven’t posted any articles to my Extras section recently because I was testing out the idea of exclusively posting article links to my Twitter feed. After trying that for the past month and a half I’ve found that I … Continue reading

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Stem Cells Reverse Heart Damage

This is an article I found really interesting because it expands on the study of stem cells. In two different human studies doctors found that an infusion of purified cardiac stem cells can reverse damage to the heart. While it … Continue reading

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The Infant Universe

This is an interesting article I read about how scientists are studying some of the earliest parts of the universe. Using high-powered telescopes they are able to find and study gas pockets that were formed soon after the creation of … Continue reading

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