News tagged with medical engineering

Finding Zika one paper disc at a time

An international, multi-institutional team of researchers led by synthetic biologist James Collins, Ph.D. at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, has developed a low-cost, rapid ...

dateMay 06, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Activating genes on demand

When it comes to gene expression - the process by which our DNA provides the recipe used to direct the synthesis of proteins and other molecules that we need for development and survival - scientists have so far studied one ...

dateMar 04, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Taking great ideas from the lab to the fab

A "valley of death" is well-known to entrepreneurs—the lull between government funding for research and industry support for prototypes and products. To confront this problem, in 2013 the National Science Foundation (NSF) ...

dateJul 31, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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