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Mini-Sensor Detects and Measures What We Eat, Part 1

Mini-Sensor Detects and Measures What We Eat, Part 1

Tufts University researchers have developed a tiny sensor that attaches to a tooth for detecting and measuring nutrients in food, helping specialists find links between what people eat and their health.

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From AABME: New Endoscope Helps Reduce Dangers of Colonoscopies

From AABME: New Endoscope Helps Reduce Dangers of Colonoscopies

Longstanding issues with traditional colonoscopies have led a medical device company to engineer a better solution— single-use endoscope that is more flexible, more controllable, and less likely to result in injury or infection.

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Teams from Europe and Africa Compete at ISHOW Kenya

Teams from Europe and Africa Compete at ISHOW Kenya

Nine teams of social entrepreneurs from across Europe and Africa gathered in Nairobi earlier this month to compete in ASME’s 2018 Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) Kenya.

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    Butterfly Eye Inspires Camera for Better Cancer Detection

    Engineers and physicians have developed a camera inspired by a butterfly’s eye to distinguish between tumors and healthy tissue in breast cancer patients. The system could help surgeons detect and remove cancerous tissue more effectively than current technologies.

    July 02, 2018

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    Engineers Contain Cancer Cells

    Cancer cells have the ability to sense the stiffness of their environment, a finding that could help researchers find a way to keep cancer from spreading within the body.

    July 02, 2018

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  • E-Fest

    Three Teams Named Grand-Prize Winners at ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) in India

    The inventors of a device for learning Braille, a medical screening monitor for diabetes patients, and a wearable device that records and relays infant diagnostic information were selected as winners at the 2018 ISHOW in India.

    May 07, 2018

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    ASME Journal Publishes Annual Special Issue on Biomechanical Engineering

    The ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering (JBME) recently published its annual special issue, “Biomechanical Engineering: Year in Review.”

    June 04, 2018

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  • Conference

    NEMB: Confirmed Plenary Speakers

    NEMB brings together the relevant players and key stakeholders to discuss the integration of engineering, materials science and Nanotechnology in addressing fundamental problems in biology and medicine.

    May 07, 2018

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  • Article

    3D Printing Better Root Canals

    Bioengineers are using 3-D printing to get to the root of a serious drawback in root canal surgery: its high failure rate.

    April 02, 2018

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    3D Printing Better Root Canals

    Bioengineers are using 3-D printing to get to the root of a serious drawback in root canal surgery: its high failure rate.

    April 02, 2018

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  • Journals

    CALL FOR PAPERS: Journal of Vibration and Acoustics

    The ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics is currently accepting manuscripts for a special issue on bio-inspired systems, which is expected to be published in April 2019. The deadline to submit a paper for the special issue is June 1, 2018.

    May 07, 2018

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    ASME Journal Publishes Annual Special Issue on Biomechanical Engineering

    The ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering (JBME) recently published its annual special issue, “Biomechanical Engineering: Year in Review.”

    June 04, 2018

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  • Article

    Mapping the Heart for Future Health

    Phenomapping is increasingly being used in cardiology research to identify groups of patients likely to respond to specific medicine.

    February 12, 2018

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  • Conference

    NEMB: Confirmed Plenary Speakers

    NEMB brings together the relevant players and key stakeholders to discuss the integration of engineering, materials science and Nanotechnology in addressing fundamental problems in biology and medicine.

    May 07, 2018

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    From AABME: A Surgical Robot with Big Ambitions

    Based on the mechanism that manipulates professional flight simulators, a new robot could help surgeons realign the largest bone in the body.

    March 12, 2018

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    Bioprinting Better Artificial Joints

    Lorenzo Moroni and his team at MERLN in The Netherlands, use 3D bioprinting to create "smart scaffolds," which they seed with patient stem cells and growth factors to produce structures that behave like natural cartilage tissues.

    June 04, 2018

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  • Article

    3D Printing Better Root Canals

    Bioengineers are using 3-D printing to get to the root of a serious drawback in root canal surgery: its high failure rate.

    April 02, 2018

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  • ME Magazine

    ME Magazine: The Expanding Role of Simulation in the Medical Device Industry

    To help speed development and shorten approval times, bioengineers are building models of medical devices and the human body to enable simulations of how the devices will perform when they are deployed.

    April 02, 2018

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  • Journals

    ASME Special Journal Issue to Focus on Bio-inspired Systems

    The ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics is currently accepting manuscripts for a special issue on bio-inspired systems, which is expected to be published in April 2019. The deadline to submit a paper for the special issue is June 1, 2018.

    April 23, 2018

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  • Conference

    NEMB: Confirmed Plenary Speakers

    NEMB brings together the relevant players and key stakeholders to discuss the integration of engineering, materials science and Nanotechnology in addressing fundamental problems in biology and medicine.

    May 07, 2018

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  • AABME

    From AABME: Mini Guts Could Improve Personalized Therapy Production

    Researchers use minibioreactor arrays to study the gut, coupling them with high-throughput screening techniques to examine the effects of different therapies on digestive system diseases

    May 07, 2018

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  • News

    ASME Joins the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute

    ASME recently joined the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI), a coalition of more than 100 organizations seeking to further the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine to deliver therapies to patients in need.

    April 09, 2018

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  • Article

    Mechanical Engineers Help Stop Breast Cancer

    Researchers at Stanford University and other organizations are studying the role mechanics play in the spread of breast cancer.

    April 09, 2018

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    From AABME: Engineering Consortium Focuses on Cell Therapy Production

    Georgia Tech Engineers created an organization to develop standards and production processes designed to mass produce life-saving cell-based therapeutics at affordable prices. 

    April 02, 2018

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  • News

    Technology Advisory Panels Help ASME Gain Market Insight

    In December and January, thought leaders from the fields of robotics and bioengineering convened at ASME Headquarters in New York for two Technology Advisory Panel (TAP) meetings.

    March 12, 2018

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    VIDEO: Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy

    Serves as a unique publishing forum for the international community of engineers, scientists and medical researchers with a shared vision to use knowledge from mechanical engineering as well as other engineering and scientific disciplines.

    April 09, 2018

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  • E4C

    Assistive Devices in Low-Income Countries: Adaptability and Recent Innovations

    Engineering for Change conducted an interview with Angela Kohama, at Handicap International, to determine the state of assistive technology in low-income countries.

    March 12, 2018

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  • Join Your Colleagues in the Bioengineering Division!

    Bioengineering Division (BED) is focused on the application of mechanical engineering knowledge, skills and principles from conception to the design, development, analysis and operation of biomechanical systems.

    March 12, 2018

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    Collaborate with AABME

    AABME brings together key players in the biomedical engineering arena—from biologists to engineers and scientists. There are countless ways that participation in AABME enables biomedical innovation that can advance human health.

    February 12, 2018

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  • Books

    Latest Book in the Biomedical and Nanomedical Technologies Series

    The authors report the current advancement in high frequency piezoelectric crystal micromachined ultrasound transducers and arrays and their biomedical applications.

    March 12, 2018

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  • Article

    Putting Skin in the Game

    This “skin on a chip” bioreactor can help researchers study and treat keloid disease and other forms of extreme scarring.

    February 12, 2018

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  • News

    Special Journal Issue Focuses on the Future of Musculoskeletal Biomechanics

    The ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering recently published a special issue, “Spotlight on the Future of Musculoskeletal Biomechanics: Frontiers and Challenges in Musculoskeletal Biomechanics."

    February 12, 2018

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  • Journal

    DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Papers, ASME Journal of Medical Devices

    The ASME Journal of Medical Devices is currently seeking submissions for a special issue, “Biomimetic Medical Devices: Microfluidics, MEMS, and NEMS.” The deadline to submit papers for the special issue has been extended to March 1, 2018.

    November 27, 2017

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    From AABME: A Surgical Robot with Big Ambitions

    Based on the mechanism that manipulates professional flight simulators, a new robot could help surgeons realign the largest bone in the body.

    March 12, 2018

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  • ME Magazine

    ME Magazine: Does Silicon Valley Have Enough Mechanical Engineers?

    The internet of things promises a world of digitally connected physical objects. But do tech firms have enough mechanical engineering talent to make it happen?

    January 02, 2018

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  • Conference

    SAVE THE DATE: ASME 2018 V&V

    Practicing experts in diverse disciplines will be invited to submit abstracts on this emerging field. Share your expertise and leadership, gain recognition, and showcase your organization’s work by presenting at this leading conference in this rapidly evolving area.

    November 13, 2017

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    From AABME: Nanoparticles Help Antibiotics Kill Resistant Bacteria

    Light-activated nanoparticles make existing antibiotics more effective against heavily antibiotic-resistant microbes. Research is giving new life to existing drugs that lose their effectiveness against them.

    January 16, 2018

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  • Article

    Robotic Surgery Without the Robot

    A new surgical device precisely translates the movements of a surgeon’s hand and arm to perform surgery within a patient’s body at very low cost

    December 18, 2017

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  • Article

    Cubic Crystals Preserve Organs

    Nanoscale cubic crystals could offer a better way to ship research materials.

    December 11, 2017

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