Tag archive for College of Engineering and Science

Defending implants from diabetes

It is difficult enough to engineer a matrix populated with stem cells, and use it to replace a body part.

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Putting new parts to the test

In a way, a bioreactor is a kind of test kitchen for tissues designed to help people heal.

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Repairing a stroke-damaged brain

So far, stroke is catastrophic. It torches a part of the brain, kills the tissue, and leaves nothing but a gap, an empty hole.

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Surgeons help guide the research

Lots of research programs show promise, but not many are so promising that ten busy surgeons volunteer their time to contribute.

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Making Magic

For today’s blockbusters, the real wizards work their magic behind the scenes, with computers.

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Your next desk could be AWEsome

The Animated Work Environment (AWE) is a robotic work environment users program to accommodate work styles.

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Vital Robotics

In this vision, the biological and computational worlds have merged on every level, the physical world of humanity joined to digital reality.

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Real-Time Research

This idyllic, if synthetic, river scene was drawn by computer graphics specialist Jay Steele.

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How to Bottle a Waterfall

Here’s the concept: Our intrepid robot has been deployed to explore a new world and find water.

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Good Vibrations

The resilience of our vocal cords is a marvel of physiology so extraordinary that it hints at the nature of healing.

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