By: Erin Moss
Radioisotopes are radioactive isotopes. So what is an isotope? An isotope is a version of an element that has different number of neutrons. For example, "standard" carbon (the most abundant isotope) is carbon-12, which has 6 protons (particles with a positive charge) and 6 neutrons...
Medical Technology: Living to 100 and beyond
By: Steve Lussing
There is no denying that in a civilized society with a sensible and coherent health care strategy we find that people are living longer and longer over time. It follows then that people living in the most technologically and socially advanced nations will have the...
By: PasadenaDave
Many years ago, there was a fellow in the San Diego area who invented a super-microscope which, it was claimed, visualize living virus cells. He also had built a "Ray Tube" device which could destroy the bacteria and virus cells he saw under this microscope...
Modern medicine and its effects on our future: An assessment
By: William Cobbs
Reactions To Articles On Modern Medicine We have in America and to some extent abroad (particularly in France) a sharp division in medicine between practitioners and medical specialists seeking far-out solutions to the most pressing illnesses and dangerous epedemic possibilities. In reading some of the...
By: John Traveler
Why Should the American Government Fund Stem Cell Research:In 1958, a scientist at Stanford University researching how DNA is replicated, discovered an enzyme call "Polymerase." The scientist was Arthur Kornberg, and his discovery would have the most profound implications for genetics and the science...
By: Richard Carter
Medical Industry + Precision Manufacturing = Perfect MatchThe medical industry and precision manufacturing is a perfect match. Manufacturing has long been associated with bulky machines, dirty equipment, oil, smoke and harsh chemicals. This is no longer the case when the medical industry meets precision manufacturing...
Would willing Advantage Genetic Screeningengineering Overcome Sterility
By: Marie Devine
Considering genetic screening and engineering to overcome sterility and hopefully guarantee a child free of genetic diseases leaves you with a supermarket mentality concerning people. It takes away the loving and giving aspects of adoptions and replaces it with a buy and sell attitude that...
Would willing Advantage Genetic Screeningengineering Overcome Sterility
By: Charlotte Dummitt
Genetic testing and engineering can be and has been wrong! Science is supposed to be an exact medicine. However, we are humans and there is nothing exact about us. We also have to realize humans program the computers. Humans administer the tests. We all know...
By: Kyra Story
Cancer is one of the primary causes of death in the US. Although newest statistics finally show a decrease in the death rate, about one thousand Americans still die each day because of this deadly disease. Even after decades of studying the various cancer varieties...
Xenotransplantation : Pigs saving human lives
By: Perry McCarney
While it is theoretically possible that medical and genetic science may eventually result in our ability to engineer and raise pigs that can provide the replacement organs needed to save human lives, is it a realistic and ethical proposition?The first successful live-human kidney transplant...

 

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