BiomedicalMedical Technology in an Age of Robots
Transforming Biology in the Second Machine Age
Biomedical technology is transforming the way we heal and augment the human body. This is an exciting age of technological advances in the world of neuroscience and medical technology in general. This department tracks what is happening on the medical front.
According to a current study at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), the introduction of service robots in well-being and health services is dividing opinions. Social discourse is often guided by a lack of information and experience. Now, researchers are...
Just because we can edit genes in human embryos, should we? Andrii Vodolazhskyi/shutterstock Hannah Brown, University of Adelaide Following early reports last week that scientists had edited the DNA of human embryos, American researchers have now published their much...
UC researchers develop an easy way to monitor biometrics with sweat, even when the patient is resting and comfortable.
Attaching curcumin, a component of the common spice turmeric, to nanoparticles can be used to target and destroy treatment-resistant neuroblastoma tumor cells, according to a new study published in Nanoscale. The study, conducted in partnership by researchers at...
Columbia Engineers use a robotic training method that improved posture and walking in children with CP by enhancing muscle strength and coordination.
A soft wearable robotic suit promotes normal walking in stroke patients, opening new approaches to gait re-training and rehabilitation.
A mobile harness suspended from the ceiling is now equipped with intelligent motion analysis for tailored walking rehabilitation in people suffering from spinal cord injury, stroke and other neurological disorders affecting gait.
Cancer genomics researchers rely on TACC supercomputers to help identify risk factors and classify tumors.
Researchers use supercomputers at the Texas Advanced Computing Center to design and test new tools for cancer detection.
Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch explore DNA folding, cellular packing with supercomputer simulations.
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