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Biomedical Materials Learn to Heal Themselves
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Maintaining sterility in emergency and operating rooms can be challenging, especially in cases of highly infectious disease outbreaks or toxic spills. A simple nick in a surgical glove could have deadly consequences. But, now, a variety of promising new materials in development may lead to everything from self-healing gloves and bandages to bone, blood vessel, and muscle scaffolding implants that could repair themselves the way tissues do.... Read more

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Editorial Blogs


Does Schopenhauer’s Epistemology Back Up Current Bioengineering and Biotechnology Trends?

Arthur Schopenhauer, a transcendental German philosopher, is best known for his 1818 work The World as Will and Represen...

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The Shaming of the True

For a change of pace, I am presenting “The Shaming of the True,” something I have given as a final examination in a graduate instrumentation systems course.... Read more

Gabriela Mistral

Gabriela Mistral, beyond her literary and political activities, was a born teacher, and we owe her much for this. The objective of this article is to highlight this aspect of her life and show how her generous and loving spirit brought light to so many.... Read more

To Have or to Do

It was just months after I had taken an assistant professor position at the University of Maryland when it happened. My home was 75 miles away...... Read more

Fundamental Principles of Animal Research

Review of Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease, 2nd Edition.... Read more

The Brain Willis Circle and Ring Electric Power Systems

Cerebral circulation refers to the movement of blood through the network of blood vessels supplying the brain, the primary governing organ that makes us human beings...... Read more