Traditionally, the term life sciences has referred to several branches of science, such as biology, medicine, anthropology, or ecology, that describe living organisms and their organization... Read more
Stanford bioengineers have announced improvements on a technique, which they had pioneered previously, that allows researchers to view intact brain structures. This technique produces spectacular "fly-through" views of the brain's neural connections.
View a fly-through, and read the news report here.
"Organs-on-a-chip" Technology Licensed to Start-Up Company
The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University today announced that its human 'Organs-on-Chips' technology will be commercialized by a newly formed private company to accelerate development of pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetic, and personalized medicine products.
Life sciences is a wide and dynamic field that is being energized by other disciplines. The boom that has been already observed in the bio-medical domain is extending to other areas of life sciences, accompanied by many career opportunities and more exciting challenges for educational institutions.