July/August 2020

Organ-on-a-Chip Engineered Microenvironments for Safety and Efficacy Testing

Author(s): Paul King
Organ-on-a-Chip Engineered Microenvironments for Safety and Efficacy Testing 150 150 IEEE Pulse
The need to improve testing platforms for current and new pharmaceuticals has helped generate studies involving “organs-on-a-chip” technologies in recent years. This text, aimed at a readership including biomedical engineers, entrepreneurs, design engineers, new drug investigators, etc., attempts to survey the current state of the art in this area of endeavor. read more

Health and Safety of 5G: Addressing Misinformation

Author(s): Cynthia Weber
Health and Safety of 5G: Addressing Misinformation 1254 836 IEEE Pulse

As wireless network providers begin to roll out 5G networks, in similar fashion to the introduction of other new technologies—from the microwave oven to smart meters—public concern regarding the safety…

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COVID-19 Testing: What New Mexico Did Right

Author(s): Leslie Mertz
COVID-19 Testing: What New Mexico Did Right 1000 667 IEEE Pulse

Unlike many other states across America that struggled to get enough diagnostic tests for coronavirus 2019 disease (COVID-19) this past spring, New Mexico was able to not only meet the…

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Unmasked Behavior

Author(s): Pamela Reynolds
Unmasked Behavior 2560 1249 IEEE Pulse

Faced with the evidence, scientists ponder why everyone doesn’t wear a mask After initial assertions that the wearing of face masks was an unnecessary public health tool in the prevention…

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