Category Archives: Biomedical Engineering

A category of articles I’ve read that relate to Biomedical Engineering directly.

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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Chemical Cocktail Turns Brain Clear

I found this article really interesting from the title to the very end. Neuroscientists from Japan have created an inexpensive cocktail of chemicals with which they can turn a dead brain’s grey matter into a translucent gel. By soaking the … Continue reading

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Wireless Health Care

This is an interesting article about the changing world of health care and how everything is moving towards wireless medicine. In the first paragraph alone we’re presented with a toilet that measures what’s in your urine, sensors implanted under the … Continue reading

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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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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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