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Cross-Disciplinary Medical Advances with Neuroengineering
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Neuroengineering brings tools and techniques from the engineering fields into neuroscience to create new approaches for investigating the central nervous system (CNS). This fusion of disciplines is advancing our knowledge of how the CNS works and how we can enhance our natural cognitive and emotional function and restore neurological functions that are compromised by disease or injury.... Read more

Editorial Blogs


Three Outstanding Women in Science

This article considers three examples of amazing women who reached the highest intellectual levels, suffered tremendousl...

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Exciting Times

What an exciting time to be a bio-based engineer! Biology is the new frontier of technological progress, and it is difficult to fathom how much is going on.... Read more

Tradeoffs in Capstone Design Courses Involving More Than One Discipline

According to a 2015 survey, 5% of capstone design course instructors indicated that their courses involve students from more than one engineering discipline. Students in these courses may hear presentations on topics of common interest and work together on project teams that require knowledge and skills from more than one discipline.... Read more

Practicing Medicine in Three Dimensions

Review of 3D Printing in Medicine from Elsevier Press, 2017. This heavily referenced text is a recommended read for anyone wishing to get up to speed in the area of 3D printing applications in the field of medicine.... Read more

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