Posts Categorized: Feature Articles

An archive of past Life Sciences Technology Feature Articles.

Artificial Leaf as Mini-Factory for Medicine

Photo: TU Eindhoven / Bart van Overbeeke
Chemical engineers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have developed an artificial leaf that can act as a mini-factory for producing drugs, an advance that could allow medicines to be produced anywhere there is sunlight.
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The Knotty Problem of Bringing Regenerative Medicine to Market

By Alvin Powell, Harvard Staff Writer

The field of regenerative medicine is poised to break out, generating treatments and cures for a host of ailments and becoming the foundation for a new branch of biomedical industry. Harvard Office of Technology Development’s FUSION symposium brought science and …

First DNA Sequencing in Space a Game Changer

Editor: Kristine Rainey

For the first time ever, DNA was successfully sequenced in microgravity as part of the Biomolecule Sequencer experiment performed by NASA astronaut Kate Rubins this weekend aboard the International Space Station. The ability to sequence the DNA of living organisms in space opens a whole new world of scientific and medical possibilities. Scientists consider it a game changer.

In Memoriam: Michael R. Neuman, M.D., Ph.D.

In Memoriam: Michael R. Neuman, M.D., Ph.D.
We are saddened to report that Michael R. Neuman, M.D., Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Life Sciences Newsletter and an IEEE Fellow, passed away on 18 February 2016. Michael Neuman was a friend and mentor to many, an accomplished …