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2012-12-14 05:00:54

Provider of orthotics and prosthetics in the Central Indiana area fitted a patient with a Michelangelo myoelectric hand prosthesis in November 2012 Indianapolis,

2012-12-01 05:01:42

International Experts in Computational Drug Design, Genome Interpretation, and an All-Star CIO Panel Headline 2013 Bio-IT Conference in Boston Needham, Mass.

Silk-based Implantable Optics Multi-task In The Body
2012-11-28 16:57:39

Tufts University School of Engineering researchers have demonstrated silk-based implantable optics that offer significant improvement in tissue imaging while simultaneously enabling photo thermal therapy, administering drugs and monitoring drug delivery.

Conserving Water Without Hurting The Peach Production
2012-11-21 14:46:28

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are helping peach growers make the most of dwindling water supplies in California's San Joaquin Valley.

Sponge Delivers Drugs And Cells Directly To The Body Through Injection
2012-11-14 10:27:19

Bioengineers from Harvard recently revealed that they have been able to develop injectable gel-based sponges that can deliver cells and drugs as well as be shaped into whatever size or form.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.