#Biomedical

CRISPR gene editing used inside a person’s body for first time

3 months ago — Long Read

A team of scientists have used CRISPR inside someone’s body for the first time opening a new frontier for efforts to change DNA to treat diseases. The team used the...

Engineer scoops major award for his life saving breathing device

11 months ago — Quick Read

This years Commonwealth Innovation Awards has been awarded to Nitesh Kumar Jangir, an Indian engineer, who created a breathing device which prevents the deaths of newborn babies.

Engineers create reusable EpiPen

2 years ago — Long Read

A team of Engineers from South African have developed a new EpiPen that works using replaceable cartridges. While the 'ZiBiPen' costs £60; the cartridges cost only £12. This is a...

3D printing and origami set to improve bone implant outcomes

3 years ago — Quick Read

Engineers have pioneered a new low-cost technique for 3D printing that allows structures that fold themselves into different shapes - this advance could improve how surgeons create bone implants.

DNA Replication Filmed For The First Time

3 years ago — Long Read

Researchers have recorded up-close footage of a single DNA molecule replicates itself. New footage showing DNA Replication is raising questions about how we have always assumed the process works.

String Theory – Stanford Bioengineers develop the “Paperfuge”, a 20-cent hand-powered blood centrifuge

3 years ago — Long Read

Bioengineers working at Stanford have developed an ultra-low-cost, human-powered blood centrifuge. The "Paperfuge" has rotational speeds of up to 125,000 revolutions per minute, can separate blood plasma from red cells...