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    Researchers develop new ultra-fast 3D microscope

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A new microscope can capture 3-D images of live organisms in real time. It’s called the QIs-scope, an innovation from a spinoff of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), 4D Nature. The microscope can be used in biomedical research or to improve clini… [...]

    Biomedical engineers connecting a human brain to the internet in real time

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories In research thought to be a world first, biomedical engineers at Wits are connecting a human brain to the internet in real time. [...]

    Regenerating heart muscle tissue using a 3D printer

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories The combination of the Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron’s unique biomedical imaging and therapy (BMIT) beamline and the vision of a multi-discipline researcher from the University of Saskatchewan in confirming fiction as fact was published in th… [...]

    Mentoring tomorrow’s leaders at Women’s Health Research

    Original @ Science-technology & Health Women’s Health Research fellowships offer students an opportunity to work with faculty focused on sex and gender as a component of biomedical research. [...]

    Artificial ‘skin’ gives robotic hand a sense of touch

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A team of researchers from the University of Houston has reported a breakthrough in stretchable electronics that can serve as an artificial skin, allowing a robotic hand to sense the difference between hot and cold, while also offering advantages for a… [...]

    Developing highly specific computer models to better diagnose concussions in real time

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories As fall sports seasons get under way and concerns related to concussions in contact sports continue to grow, a Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) biomedical engineering professor is developing better tools to understand the mechanics of traumatic br… [...]

    Interpreting brainwaves to give amputees a hand

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Biomedical engineers at Wits are researching how brainwaves can be used to control a robotic prosthetic hand. [...]

    Miniature MRI simulator chip could help diagnose and treat diseases in the body at sub-millimeter precision

    Original @ KurzweilAI » News Caltech researchers have developed a “Fantastic Voyage” style prototype microchip that could one day be used in “smart pills” to diagnose and treat diseases when inserted into the human body. Called ATOMS (addressable transmitters operated as magnetic spins), the microchips could one day monitor a patient’s gastrointestinal tract, blood, or brain, measuring factors that indicate [...] [...]

    MIT named No. 5 university by U.S. News

    Original @ MIT News – Business and management Undergraduate engineering program is No. 1; undergraduate business program is No. 2. [...]

    Exposure to head impacts in youth football practice drills

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center examined differences in the number, location, and magnitude of head impacts sustained by young athletes during various youth football practice drills. Such information could lead to recommendations for … [...]