Tag Archives: Healthcare

Top 5 Innovations by NASA in Biomedical Engineering

Sending robots to other planets and controlling from Earth doesn’t give you anything? Well, its not true. Let us look at contributions of NASA in the healthcare field:

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How to Create a Cartilage Using 3D Printer & Living ‘Ink’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a brilliant video by Dr. Lawrence Bonassar from Cornell University, demonstrating how he created cartilage using a 3D Printer and “ink” composed of living cells.

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Indian Inventor Creates a Low-cost Sanitary Napkin For Poor Women

A story about Indian who lost his wife, friends, and, almost everything in his quest to build a better sanitary napkin by wearing one himself — along with a goat blood-filled bladder !!

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Biomedical Engineering Gets A New Name

Yes, I know, the title of this blog post is crazy. During a 2-day meeting on April 28-29, at AAMI’s Arlington, Va. headquarters, attended by 30 engineers, technicians, educators and corporate leaders, a conclusion was made to rename biomedical engineering as Healthcare Technology Management !

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How To Make Reusable ECG Pad Electrodes at Home ?

Sometimes, even when all biomedical equipments are available at a hospital, a doctor may not be able to operate them due to lack of basic medical supplies like electrodes, sanitary pads, sterilizer, clothing and dressing etc. Here is a simple DIY biomedical project to make reusable ECG pads from readily available materials at home.

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