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Simulating Skin and Bones

Click for a full size image   Simulating Skin and Bones How 3D Printing is Changing Medical Training Ever wonder what a medical trainee uses to safely practice new surgical procedures? With Northwestern Medicine, the answer is easy: 3D printing. ...

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Cancer research on a global scale

  Cancer research on a global scale Prof. Funmi Olopade hopes to reduce health disparities worldwide By Susie Allen, courtesy of the University of Chicago Magazine Photo by John Zich “I know that we can save many more women from ...

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A new mode of DNA repair

  A new mode of DNA repair by Leigh MacMillan DNA repair enzymes protect the genome from mutations that can lead to disease. Repair enzymes called DNA glycosylases were recently found to repair DNA interstrand cross-links (ICLs), highly toxic lesions ...

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Black Silicon Prevents Eye Implant from Gumming Up

Artist’s depiction of an ocular implant. Credit: Lee, Jeong Oen, Vinayak Narasimhan, Juan Du, David W. Sretavan, and Hyuck Choo: “Black-Silicon as a Biocompatible Anti-Reflection Coating for Medical Implants: First Demonstrated Use in In vivo Optical Intraocular Pressure Sensing.” Advanced ...

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