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Biomedicine Archive

  • MRI: A Window on the Brain

    Advances in brain imaging could lead to improved diagnosis of psychiatric ailments, better drugs, and earlier help for learning disorders.


  • A Helping Arm

    Robots are on the brink of revolutionizing physical therapy, where they assist, guide – and never tire out.

  • Ceasing Amniocentesis

    A noninvasive test for genetic defects in fetuses has reached human clinical studies.


  • Detecting Blood Loss

    A simple finger-clip device is able to monitor blood loss accurately – without the need for more invasive or expensive procedures.


  • CT Scan to Go

    First portable CT scanner for heads could fit in an emergency room.


  • Molecularly Driven

    A physicist becomes an entrepreneur – and combines her interests in biosensors, biomedicine, and nanotechnology.


  • Better Biotech Plants

    Metabolomics may help scientists to engineer sophisticated plant factories.

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