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tissue engineering

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Tissue Engineering

19 Jan 2022

Tissue engineering combines cell biology, engineering, and materials science to maintain, improve, or replace natural tissues. Tissue engineering involves...

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surgeons at work

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12 Jan 2022

Endometriosis is a disorder in which cells that normally cover the inside of the uterus, the endometrium, grow outside of it. Endometriosis can cause severe pain...

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surgeons at work

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Metaverse and Digital Twins for Medical Applications

14 Dec 2021

A digital twin is a virtual representation of a physical object or process. The metaverse is very similar in many ways, but more immersive. Both digital twins and the metaverse...

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Methane molecule

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Methane Emissions

13 Oct 2021

Increasing methane emissions are a major contributor to the rising concentration of greenhouse gases, and are responsible for up to one-third of near-term global heating. But R&D...

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Battery management systems

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Battery Management Systems

05 Oct 2021

Battery management systems are electronics and software that manage a rechargeable battery or battery pack. They ensure safe and efficient operation. For example...

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Battery recycling

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Battery Recycling

28 Sep 2021

Batteries contain a variety of valuable materials. This, along with the ever-increasing demand for batteries in applications like mobility and grid storage, will make...

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Ginkgo Bioworks

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Ginkgo Bioworks

21 Sep 2021

Ginkgo Bioworks is a synthetic biology company. They went public on the NYSE on Sept 17, 2021. Ginkgo designs microorganisms for producing materials and medicines...

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5G and decentralized computing

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5G and Decentralized Computing

14 Sep 2021

5G cellular networks are an enabling infrastructure for decentralized computing. Applications for decentralized computing include robotics, manufacturing...

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flow batteries

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Flow Batteries

07 Sep 2021

Flow batteries are rechargeable batteries in which electrolyte flows through electrochemical cells. A flow battery may be used like a fuel cell...

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23 Aug 2021

Electroceuticals target organs' neural circuits in order to treat various diseases. In this therapy, neural impulses are delivered to specific targets in the neural circuitry. The therapy...

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cultured meat

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Cultured Meat

18 Aug 2021

Cultured meat is produced in the lab, from animal cell cultures. It is produced using tissue engineering techniques traditionally used in regenerative medicines.

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ACE2 protein

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Solid-State Batteries

10 Aug 2021

Solid-state batteries have higher energy density and are safer than liquid or polymer gel batteries. But they are also more expensive—at least so far.

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ACE2 protein

Structure of the ACE2 protein. Based on PyMOL rendering of PDB 1r42. Image from Wikipedia.

ACE2 Receptors

03 Aug 2021

ACE2 acts as a receptor for COVID-19. But ACE2 also plays a critical role in regulating many other processes in the body.

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