The application of engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology for healthcare purposes (e.g. diagnostic or therapeutic). This field seeks to close the gap between engineering and medicine: It combines the design and problem solving skills of engineering with medical and ...
As a course project I have to write an algorithm whose purpose is to analyze a sperm sample (total number, motility etc). In order to do that though, I need to have a sufficient number of images to ...
When I read about Penicillin, I found that it came from a green mold to protect itself. If all bacteria and/or molds in competition to survive, can we believe that there is an antibiotic for each ...
Some time ago I read a news article that said a bio-engineered tooth based on a mouse's would be available around 2015. There was some research about it at King's College in the UK, and many other ...
Basically the concept of the device works based on the fact that everybody's voice is determined by the vibration frequency of your vocal cords. So if you could create a small device that you could ...
My question is about making fake auditory signals. The ear collects sounds from the environment, which are transformed into a neural signal by the hair cells in the inner ear. This signal is sent ...
In MIT's Technology review it is explained that electric fields can cause dividing cancer cells to explode, while these fields have no significant impact on non-dividing tissues. The original research ...
This is about devices like that sold by foc.us that allows user to apply a small current on a specific part of the forehead. For the sake of this question I use the foc.us "gamer" model as example. ...