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Within a decade, life will likely become a lot easier for people with low back pain. The reason is cell therapy. Research is progressing rapidly and clinical trials are ongoing for new products that promise to repair the damage at the root of back pain.... Read more

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On the Hippocratic Oath

Controversy surrounding the Hippocratic oath is not new. Taken by doctors around the world before starting to practice m...

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Students Host Successful Congress in Turkey

The IEEE Balikesir University student branch hosted the 17th IEEE Turkey Students and Young Professionals Congress (17.IEEE Turkey SYPC) in Balikesir,Turkey, between 23-27 August, 2019. The 17th IEEE Turkey Students and Young Professionals Congress (SYPC) is the IEEE Turkey Section’s Annual Meeting and an international ... Read more

A War at All Costs?

War is a horrible thing, and should only be used as an option of last resort. When war does not involve horrendous consequences, it can devolve into a hygienically sanitary exercise.... Read more

Six NICU Device Innovators Share $150K in Awards at 7th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium

Children’s National Hospital and the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) announce the six winners of the $150,000 “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition, each receiving a $25,000 award and the opportunity to participate in NCC-PDI’s recently launched “Pediatric Device Innovator A... Read more

What is it Like to Be an IEEE EMBS Distinguished Lecturer?

I was actually talked into considering a position as an EMBS Distinguished Lecturer (DL) by one of my Indian graduate students, who believed that some of my entrepreneurial and innovation-oriented lectures would be of great value to the international community of biomedical engineering students. While ... Read more

Attitudes Toward Failure in Capstone Design Projects

While working in industry during the 1980s and 1990s, project failures were to be avoided at all costs. They typically resulted in significant project delays, wasted time and money, and lost revenues, and often led to lower raises, fewer promotion opportunities, and damaged reputations.... Read more