Biomedicine Articles

Making Women in Science Visible – a TedTalk and Book by Rachel Ignotofsky

Rachel Ignotofsky is a New York Times best-selling author and illustrator. She is based in Santa Barbara, California where she writes and publishes books about science and history. Rachel has spoken at many companies, bookstores, museums and universities including...

Henrietta Lacks: Science must right a historical wrong

In 1951, Henrietta Lacks was diagnosed with aggressive cervical cancer. She visited the John Hopkins Hospital where it was revealed that she had a large, malignant tumour on her cervix. She started undergoing radiation treatment: the only form of cancer treatment for...

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 Maybe not far into the future, that information might be as outdated as the idea of nine planets in our solar system (sorry, Pluto).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...