Biomedicine Articles

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

What are tissue engineering and regenerative medicine? A mini bioengineered human liver that can be implanted into mice. Source: Sangeeta Bhatia, MIT Tissue engineering evolved from the field of biomaterials development and refers to the practice of...

What Is Neuralink: A Look At What It Is, What It Wants to Be, and What It Could Become – Kenny L.

When I first took science class in elementary school, we learned about the five senses. Maybe not far into the future, that information might be as outdated as the idea of nine planets in our solar system (sorry, Pluto). This might be thanks to Neuralink, a...

How To Turn Science Fiction Into Science Fact By Ramez Naam

George Church and Ramez Naam on the limitations of evolution, the power of matchmaking, and why we should send single-cell computers into deep space. George Church is a geneticist at Harvard Medical School, but that title undersells him. He is very much an engineer,...

‘It will change everything’: DeepMind’s AI makes gigantic leap in solving protein structures

Nature | Nov 2021 Google’s deep-learning program for determining the 3D shapes of proteins stands to transform biology, say scientists. An artificial intelligence (AI) network developed by Google AI offshoot DeepMind has made a gargantuan leap in solving one of...