Biomedical and Bioengineering Innovation

Brain over Brawn

Brain over Brawn

Author(s): Leslie Mertz
Brain over Brawn 618 372 IEEE Pulse

As much as we know about the vitamins, minerals, and types of exercise important to promoting good muscle health, many fundamental questions remain about skeletal and cardiac muscle: What do…

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Wearable Devices for Sports

Wearable Devices for Sports

Author(s): Dhruv R. Seshadri, Colin Drummond, John Craker, James R. Rowbottom, James E. Voos
Wearable Devices for Sports 618 372 IEEE Pulse

Elite-level athletes and professional sports teams are continually searching for opportunities to improve athletic performance and gain a competitive advantage on the field. Advances in technology have provided new avenues…

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Turning the Unknown into Known

Turning the Unknown into Known

Author(s): Leslie Mertz
Turning the Unknown into Known 618 372 IEEE Pulse

Taken as a whole, rare diseases are not very rare. Even though a rare disease by definition is one that affects fewer than 200,000 Americans or fewer than one in…

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The Wonderful World of Biodesign

Author(s): Paul King
The Wonderful World of Biodesign 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Biodesign: The Process of Innovating Medical Technologies, 2nd Ed. By Paul G. Yock, Stefanos Zenios, Josh Makower, Todd J. Brinton, Uday N. Kumar, F.T. Jay Watkins, Lyn Denend, Thomas M.…

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Bioengineering and Cybernetics

Bioengineering and Cybernetics

Author(s): Richard L. Magin
Bioengineering and Cybernetics 618 372 IEEE Pulse

Like the caduceus, a medical symbol of entwined serpents, bioengineering and cybernetics have interwoven together ideas and concepts for over 50 years. Half a century is a long time, and…

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