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Biomedicine Archive

  • It's a Different World

    Burn victims. Trauma patients. Even arachnophobes. Each of these is being treated by a cutting-edge virtual reality program that helps patients deal with fear and pain.

  • Browsing Through Digital Media

    The future is here for the movie industry, Apple and Microsoft. Each faces a challenge to corral the digital media environment.

  • Coated Nanotubes Make Biosensors

    Tiny biosensors could eventually be used to monitor changes in the body, giving doctors and patients a leg up on keeping healthy.

  • A (Small) Pox on Thee

    The U.S. continues to push the World Health Organization to open up frozen smallpox supplies for testing, which could lead to better viral vaccinations. Others fear that may put a deadly virus in the hands of terrorists.

  • Dual-Mode Vaccines

    Vaxinnate’s vaccines may provide better stimulation of the immune system.

  • Generic Biotech

    Biotech drugs can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. Cheaper generic versions could save countless lives, but proving their safety and effectiveness is no easy task.


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