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Sharing Data to Solve the Riddle of Autism
Cover Story

Worldwide, at least one in 100 people have autism spectrum disorder. In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention put the number at one in 68. Despite the high prevalence and increased awareness of autism in recent years, the underlying mechanisms still remain unclarified.... Read more

Editorial Blogs


Cardiac Pacemakers

The Gulf of Naples and its surrounding area have served as a beautiful, historic, and romantic attraction for centuries,...

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2D:4D Finger Ratio as an Indication of Prenatal Testosterone Exposure

The ratio of the length of the second (index) finger to the length of the fourth (ring) finger on the right hand is termed the 2D:4D ratio (Figure 1). This ratio has been shown to be different for male and female humans [17] and animals ... Read more

2nd Annual EMBSCT ’17 in Istanbul, Turkey

The 2nd Annual Conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Turkey Chapter (EMBSCT’17) was held in Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey on May 6-7, 2017. ... Read more

Presidents Have to Act Differently

I have served as president of two national professional societies, one international professional group, and several regional and local organizations, so I have had the experience to know the requirements of the job. ... Read more

Beyond Longevity: Healthy Aging as a Universal Goal

What is the difference between life span and health span? The first reflects longevity measured by the number of years lived, while the second represents the ability to enjoy a reasonably healthy condition throughout most of those years.... Read more

Professional Licensure of Biomedical Engineers

Part of our mission at Marquette University (and that of many other schools) is to prepare students for their personal and professional lives after graduation.... Read more