Above: Depicted, from left to right: Chris Voigt, Ben Gordon, Rob Nicol. Photo by Lillie Paquette / MIT School of Engineering. Living organisms are amazing feats of engineering: By following instructions encoded entirely in DNA, living systems can sense and respond to their environment, build intricate structures ... Read more
The newly constructed Visible Human Project (VHP)-Female computational model has been designed to integrate easily with a variety of commercial and academic simulation tools that can help to answer those questions that cannot be tested on a live human.... Read more
Serious games are those designed for purposes other than mere entertainment. They have applications in many industries, including defense, education, and health care. Blue Marble Game Company of Altadena, California, has based its value proposition on a variant of this concept. Its lines of products, ... Read more
IEEE Pulse talks with Michael Wasser, co-founder of HealthSherpa and CEO of BloomAPI, about the changing landscape for electronic medical records, and the future of healthcare interoperability and innovation. IEEE P... Read more
Is there a Cheshire Cat in science? One might believe so, given the many published scientific discoveries that cannot be independently reproduced. The “replication crisis” in science has become a widely discusse... Read more
For a long time, sleep researchers have asked why we sleep and what are the physiological and mental needs which require...
Michael R. Neuman, M.D., Ph.D., former editor of IEEE Pulse Magazine and an IEEE Fellow, passed away on 18 Februa...
Courage is uncommon. It is not the determination to exact revenge or to react with a fear imposed by others, but the ability to persevere on your own despite external events. It is neither denial nor is it unawareness; courage is vigilant and prudent. It is quiet but attentive.... Read more
Design projects are a major part of the capstone design course. By focusing on the design process and allowing students to gain hands-on experience in design, they help prepare students for careers in engineering.... Read more
Biomedical engineering history is full of hidden treasures, one of whom is Al-Zahrawi, a Muslim surgeon who had a wide reputation in Europe during the Middle Ages. Herein, besides recalling that he was a surgeon, the intent is to spotlight his talent in biomedical engineering.... Read more
Three different texts are reviewed this issue.... Read more