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Who wouldn’t want to slip into Iron Man’s armor or try out the gigantic Jaegers that saved the world in the movie Pacific Rim? Wearable exoskeletons currently being built, from the military-based TALOS, XOS 2 and HULC to rehabilitative models… Read more →
Though technically advanced, modern cardiac monitoring, pacing, and defibrillating devices obtain a pretty simple picture of the heart’s electrical activity. To truly map out the electrophysiology of the heart you’d need to wrap it in a mesh of electrodes that… Read more →
Our cells don’t live in a vacuum. They are surrounded by a complex, nurturing matrix that is essential for many biological functions, including growth and healing.
In all multicellular organisms, including people, cells make their own extracellular matrix. But in… Read more →
Engineers like to make things that work. And if one wants to make something work using nanoscale components—the size of proteins, antibodies and viruses—mimicking the behavior of cells is a good place to start since cells carry an enormous… Read more →
Professor Sami Franssila is participating in a research project that could, if successful, revolutionise the treatment of coronary thrombosis and brain damage.
You cannot walk into the clean rooms of Micronova with your snowy boots. ’We fabricate nano-scale objects so… Read more →
Following a whirlwind tour of the USA Outreach Manager Jenna Stevens-Smith will recount what she found out, including in her view what makes a successful bioengineering Department, and where she thinks the opportunities lie for the bright future of Department… Read more →