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Biomedicine Archive

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    An artery-opening balloon lowers the risk of angioplasty procedures.

  • The RNA Cure?

    Alnylam Pharmaceuticals is poised to commercialize drugs made from RNA molecules.

  • Drug Patches Advance

    Radiowave removal of skin aids delivery of medication.

  • Stopping Pain

    Insights into the neuroscience behind pain are spawning a new generation of drugs designed to short-circuit the body’s pain signals without side effects.

  • Toward a Brain-Internet Link

    Surfing the Web via chips implanted in your brain isn’t as far-fetched as you might think.

  • The Man behind the Monster

    As scientific consultant for The Hulk, John Underkoffler developed a plausible explanation for the comic-strip character’s researcher-to-green-creature transformation.

  • Computer-Enabled Democracy?

    Technology’s role in selecting public officials needn’t be limited to the voting machines. But would you let a software agent tell you who to vote for?


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