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Bioengineering

Bioengineering is a technology that applies engineering to various aspects of biology. It aims to analyze, modify, and control biological systems in order to design and create products that can replace, augment, or sustain biological, chemical or mechanical processes (e.g. prosthetics, and implants).


Bioengineering Articles

Tallest of Towers Erected on Tiniest of Scales
Biomedical engineers have erected some of the tallest of towers on the tiniest of scales by getting biological molecules to do the labor.

Date: 27 Jun 2006, Rating: not rated

BMP4 and Noggin improve bone regeneration
Noggin was observed to improve bone regeneration, and exhibits a better control over its effects to prevent undesired bone regeneration and bone overgrowth (e.g. regulating the expression of BMP4).

Date: 27 Jun 2006, Rating: 5.67

Inventor Of Artificial Hand Sees "Bionic" Replacement Parts Becoming More Human
Bionic limb replacements that look and work exactly like the real thing will likely remain a Hollywood fantasy, but fast advances in human-to-machine communication and miniaturization could bring the technology close within a decade.

Date: 4 Apr 2007, Rating: 3.60