July/August 2019

Physics in Biology and Medicine

Author(s): Paul King
Physics in Biology and Medicine 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Paul Davidovits, Academic Press, 2018, ISBN: 9780128137161, xviii+ 358 pages, $85 From the book back cover copy: “Paul Davidovits’ Physics in Biology and Medicine provides a high-quality and highly relevant…

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There’s Nothing Like Real Experience: I

Author(s): Art Johnson
There’s Nothing Like Real Experience: I 150 150 IEEE Pulse

As the saying goes, the point on a pencil is the inspiration and the other end with the eraser is the experience. A pencil without an eraser is next to…

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How a Tiny Electrical Current to the Brain Is Treating Medical Symptoms

How a Tiny Electrical Current to the Brain Is Treating Medical Symptoms

Author(s): Leslie Mertz
How a Tiny Electrical Current to the Brain Is Treating Medical Symptoms 620 375 IEEE Pulse

The medical benefits of mild electrical stimulation of the cranium may seem like marketing hype, but decades of clinical research studies have verified that it does alleviate symptoms in a…

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Old Age, Divine Age, Why Not?

Author(s): Max Valentinuzzi
Old Age, Divine Age, Why Not? 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Perceptions Quarante ans, c’est la vieillesse de la jeunesse, mais cinquante ans, c’est la jeunesse de la vieillesse. Forty is the old age of youth, while fifty is the youth…

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Brain AI: Deep Learning for Brain Stimulation

Brain AI: Deep Learning for Brain Stimulation

Author(s): Essam A. Rashed, Takashi Sakai, Jose Gomez-Tames, Akimasa Hirata
Brain AI: Deep Learning for Brain Stimulation 620 375 IEEE Pulse

Other Languages Available: Ver en Español (Read Spanish Version) この記事の日本語翻訳を読む (Read Japanese Version) English A common application for brain stimulation is surgery planning used to identify brain regions before or…

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Robotic Pets: A Senior’s Best Friend?

Robotic Pets: A Senior’s Best Friend?

Author(s): Mary Bates
Robotic Pets: A Senior’s Best Friend? 620 375 IEEE Pulse

We are in the midst of a demographic phenomenon known as the graying of society. In more affluent countries, the population is aging. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the…

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The Danger of Sleep Deprivation

The Danger of Sleep Deprivation

Author(s): Jennifer Berglund
The Danger of Sleep Deprivation 620 375 IEEE Pulse

Late one spring night in 1986, around 1:30 a.m., the residents of Pripyat, a Ukrainian city of 50,000 people at the northern tip of the Dnieper River, were shaken from…

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Controlling Evolution: The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018

Controlling Evolution: The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018

Author(s): Debadrita Paria, Pooyath Lekshmy Venugopalan
Controlling Evolution: The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 620 375 IEEE Pulse

2019 was a revolutionary year in the field of chemistry as the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 to three brilliant chemists (Figure 1):…

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Health Care in the Age of Interoperability Part 6: The Future of FHIR

Health Care in the Age of Interoperability Part 6: The Future of FHIR

Author(s): Mark L. Braunstein
Health Care in the Age of Interoperability Part 6: The Future of FHIR 620 375 IEEE Pulse

This is the sixth and last article in a series on the dramatic transformation taking place in health informatics in large part because of the new Health Level 7 (HL7)…

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