A team of researchers
from MIT has discovered that creating body implants at a certain size maximizes the amount of time they can spend operational in the body before being…
Photo: Andrew Bader, Omid Veiseh, Arturo Vegas, Anderson/Langer Laboratory, Koch Institute at MIT
Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego developed a gel filled with toxin-absorbing nanosponges that could lead to an effective treatment for skin and wound infections caused by MRSA…
MRIs and CT-scans are the default when it comes to gaining insight about a patient’s body, but there is one nagging problem with these images.
They provide a 2-D view…
Now that the mechanical aspects of prosthetic arms have gotten quite impressive, getting these devices to have a sense of touch is a major next step to overcome. At Washington University in…
A team of researchers at the University of Calfornia, Santa Barbara (UCSB) has created nanoscale silver clusters with unique fluorescence properties important for bioimaging.
The researchers positioned silver clusters at…
Photo: University of Calfornia, Santa Barbara
The printer looks like a toaster oven with the front and sides removed. Its metal frame is built up around a stainless steel circle lit by an ultraviolet light. Stainless…
The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) provides a focus for UCL’s wide-ranging expertise in medical technologies.
The IBME aims to be the world’s fastest and most cost-effective deliverer of patient benefit by harnessing the power of university-based innovation and experimental medicine in the UK.