By: Indu Sastri
Embryonic stem cell research is a vastly controversial but highly prospective line of study for scientists, trying to break into alternative methods of treating diseases.Recent work by three different groups of scientists seems to have found a solution that could potentially satisfy and bridge...
An overview of prosthetic technology
By: Jared Garrett
Prostheses are making a difference in the lives of millions of people around the world. A prosthesis is a artificial body part that is used to replace a missing body part, in order to live a normal life. The science of creating prostheses is called...
Genetic Screening
By: Tamu Browne
Almost three years ago the decision by the United Kingdom's fertility treatment and embryo research regulator the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) allowing prospective parents to test embryos created outside the body for serious genetic disorders such as aggressive breast, ovarian and bowel cancers...
By: Emmelyn Mah
Post-Mortem Photography: Gleaning Insight into the Death Rituals of the Victorian-Age AmericansThere are many aspects of Victorian mourning; from the colours, materials, and even cuts allowed for the mourning garb of the deceased's relatives, to the many stages of mourning for a widowed woman, to...
Medical Technology: Living to 100 and beyond
By: Rick Badman
There are various ways a person will be able to live beyond 100, 200, or maybe even 1000 thanks to medical trechnology in the future. Eating and drinking the right things for the body and even not eating can help people live to be...
Robots performing surgical operations
By: Rick Badman
Today we have limited use of robots for surgery. In the future, even clinics will have robots for simple surgical procedures. First off, I refer to them as mediunits. That is what I have called them for over two decades. In the future, there...
Benjamin Jesty: Inventor of vaccination?
By: John Welford
Benjamin Jesty has not been dealt a fair hand by history. By rights, it should be his name that appears in all the textbooks as the inventor of vaccination, but the credit has long been assigned to Edward Jenner. Little is known about Jesty's early...
Vascular imaging in ultrasound
By: Les Morrison
Mention the word "ultrasound" and many people picture a scan done during pregnancy. Gel is applied to the skin and a probe slid non-invasively over the abdomen transmitting data, which is translated into images seen on a monitor. With the adjunct of Doppler and color...
Embryonic stem cell research explored
By: Corey Lamb
Stem Cell Research What is the cure to Parkinson's? Will there ever be a reliable treatment to Alzheimer's? Can man cure cancer? What used to be considered an impossibility to the world of science is now reality, with the development and use of stem...
Use of yeasts in biotechnology
By: Michael Rehman
Yeasts belong to the kingdom Fungi of the five kingdom classification of living organisms. The other four are - animalia, plantae, protista and monera. If there were ever a prize for organisms that contributed most to the success today in biotechnology - I think budding...

 

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