Bioengineering

Bioengineering: An Issue That Can Benefit More Lives Than It Could Possibly Harm

This paper is prepared for English 101, Section B, taught by Professor Millan, submitted on January 27, 2017. Ethical bioengineering Thousands of people lose their lives due to genetic inferiority. There are countless life-threatening diseases and disorders that are contracted solely through heredity. It appears that there is nothing the afflicted can do to prevent …

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Nano Technology Perspective: Application Of Nanotechnology In Insect Pest Management

Today’s agriculture should exploit present day technology and grow along with it. It is a high time to create conducive environment in agriculture to better utilize technology and bring revolution in production of crops/foodgrains with higher quality while preserving the environment for our future generations. Nanotechnology, an interdisciplinary science stands out among various available new …

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My Future Career: A Biomedical Engineering PhD Graduate Program

Most scientists are curious, but only some scientists work toward application, and this is where my professional intentions lie. I am a scientist motivated by problems in modern healthcare. I look to identify these issues and use science, engineering, and technology to research and develop innovative solutions. I would like to further develop myself as …

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Short History of Bionics

Bionics, in the field of medicine, means the replacement or enhancement of organs or other body parts by mechanical versions. It is the technique of replacing a limb or body part by an artificial limb or part that is electronically or mechanically powered. This artificial body part is embedded in the nervous system such that …

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New Bioengineering Technologies: A Way Of Replacing Traditional Practices

Peak natural resources are decreasing in quantity and the global climate is warming partially due to greenhouse gas emissionsBioengineering offers methods of limiting the need for hard to obtain natural resources, in manners that are also more sustainable and better for the environment. Such practices are also economically viable, as it has become a strong …

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Hydrogels for tissue engineering applications

Hydrogels for tissue engineering applications Designing of biologically active scaffolds with optimal characteristics is one of the key factors for successful tissue engineering. Recently, hydrogels have received a considerable interest as leading candidates for engineered tissue scaffolds due to their unique compositional and structural similarities to the natural extracellular matrix, in addition to their desirable …

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What are skin substitutes?

What are skin substitutes? The origins of the “skin substitutes” as a term referring to bioengineered substitutes predates its current syntax. Prior to the advent of bioengineering, the term “skin substitutes” was often used interchangeably with words like “graft” or “wound dressing” to refer to any biologic or synthetic wound covering. Essentially, anything used to …

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