A Day in the Life of a Product Development Engineer Working on the Device Side of the Health Care Industry

Here for your education and entertainment is a peek at the type of day a Product Development Engineer might have about three out of five days of the week. -------- 8:00 AM Entering the R&D building lugging her lap top and rolling her brief case behind her Marion Smith makes sure to greet everyone with … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Product Development Engineer Working on the Device Side of the Health Care Industry

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A comparative analysis of health surveillance strategies for administrative video display terminal employees

The objective of this study was to develop a strategy to optimize medical health surveillance protocols for administrative employees using video display terminals (VDTs). A total of 2453 medical examinations w... Source: Biomedical Engineering Online

Improving blood vessel health in brain may help combat Alzheimer's

Improving blood vessel health in brain may help combat Alzheimer's Grantee News thomas.johnson Mon, 12/09/2019 - 11:10 Researchers have found that very slow spontaneous blood vessel pulsations drive the clearance of substances from the brain, indicating that targeting and improving this process may help to prevent or treat amyloid-beta accumulation. Source: National Institute of Biomedical … Continue reading Improving blood vessel health in brain may help combat Alzheimer's

Nanocontainer ships titan-size gene therapies and drugs into cells

Nanocontainer ships titan-size gene therapies and drugs into cells Grantee News thomas.johnson Mon, 12/09/2019 - 11:04 Scientists report they have created a tiny, nanosize container that can slip inside cells and deliver protein-based medicines and gene therapies of any size -- even hefty ones attached to the gene-editing tool called CRISPR. Source: National Institute of … Continue reading Nanocontainer ships titan-size gene therapies and drugs into cells

With DNA Data Storage, 3D-Printed Bunnies Carry Their Own Blueprints

Every living thing contains DNA that provides the codes for its existence, and now inanimate objects can have that, too. In a paper published today in Nature Biotechnology, researchers described how they 3D printed a bunny-shaped trinket that contained DNA encoding the digital instructions for its fabrication. That means that tomorrow, or a thousand years from now, someone could, with merely a piece of … Continue reading With DNA Data Storage, 3D-Printed Bunnies Carry Their Own Blueprints