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
Wyss Institute staff members have developed a biologically inspired prototype "Smart Suit" to assist soldiers. Now a follow-on contract will fund further work on the suit. Benefits from this project could eventuate in also assisting people with limited mobility.
When, where, and how - the conditions under which blood pressure is measured can yield diverse diagnostic information. Can we have it all?
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.
In his President's Message, Dr. Bruce Wheeler, President of IEEE's Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), shares his thoughts on some aspects of the relationship between technological and biological aspects of Bioengineering.