January/February 2019

Identifying Neurotechnology Challenges
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The second NeuroCAS event in October 2018 was attended by researchers and entrepreneurs across the fields of bio-signals and neurotechnology. This collaborative workshop provided an opportunity for those within the larger biomedical circuits and systems community interested in brain activity and neurotechnology to interact, hear perspectives outside of their community, and discuss current challenges as well as new opportunities across the fields of electrocorticography and brain-body axis interfaces. ... Read more

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Just when it looked like there could be a breakthrough in the application of biotechnology to crops and food plants, a n...

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Biothermodynamics: Principles and Applications

This text, aimed primarily at students who have suffered through a one- or two-semester introduction to thermodynamics, offers an interesting insight into the application of these principles to inquiries involving biological and agricultural systems.... Read more

Preparing Students for Medical Device Innovation: Notes from BME-IDEA 2018

On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, I attended the BME-IDEA (Biomedical Engineering Innovation, Design, and Entrepreneurship Alliance) meeting in Atlanta, GA, USA. It was the 12th convening of this meeting which was first held in 2003...... Read more

Design Control for the Medical Device Industry, 2nd ed.

I was interested to review this text to see how it dealt with current Quality Systems regulations.... Read more