Tag Archives: Medical

Enhancing vision

How laser-based systems are advancing vision correction surgeries Continue reading

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3D printing, in the flesh

Although not yet as established as other additive manufacturing applications, printing human tissue is poised to significantly advance the field of medicine. Continue reading

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Physical Model of Skull Growth

A model predicts skull growth patterns based on mechanical effects, rather than biology, and could help surgeons treating patients with head growth problems. Continue reading

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Pinpointing the Culprit

How scientists and clinicians are using CyTOF, or Cytometry by Time of Flight, to identify immune cell subsets. Continue reading

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Gel Scaffolds for Delivery of Immunotherapies

How clinical researchers are using biocompatible polymers to carry cancer immune therapies directly to the tumor. Continue reading

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Making a Mark

New regulations on unique device identifiers for medical equipment and implants are being phased in by the US Food and Drug Administration, including codes best marked with a laser. Continue reading

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Beyond 911: Medical Applications of Mobile Phones

Researchers and entrepreneurs discuss developments in the role of mobile phones for medical imaging and monitoring. Continue reading

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