March/April 2017

New Forensics Approaches Looking More "CSI"-Like
Cover Story

Rapid DNA analysis, proteomics, and new tech increasingly impact forensics investigations.... Read more

Editorial Blogs

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

The Afterlife

On 6 August 2016, Jeni Stepien married Paul Maenner in Swissvale, Pennsylvania, just outside of Pittsburgh. The man who escorted the bride down the aisle was not exactly a relative...... Read more

A Shocking Experience with Respiratory Arrest

It was 23 March 1956. I got up very early to arrive on time, 7:45 a.m., at the Montegrande transmitting station of Transradio International.... Read more