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Biomedical News News - Archive • 2011


ViewSmart Glasses: An Alternative to Bionic Eye

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Smart Glasses: An Alternative to Bionic EyeStar Trek's Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge wore a prosthetic trademark VISOR to help him 'see' much of the electromagnetic spectrum. Australian researchers, working on two different projects on opposite sides of the globe, are working to turn

ViewTaking a closer look at cancer

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Monday, September 12, 2011

Taking a closer look at cancer

Using a unique combination of biology and physics techniques, Swinburne researchers are improving our understanding of cancer on a microscopic scale, the research has shown why some cancerous cells respond to certain medical interventions.


ViewBionic eye hope from a touch of light

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Bionic eye hope from a touch of light

People cannot see nanoparticles, but nanoparticles may one day help people to see. Microscopic gold nanoparticles fixed to optical nerves and assembled to respond to different laser light wavelengths could become the key to bionic vision


ViewBionic eye hope blends lasers and gold

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Bionic eye hope blends lasers and goldA novel approach to restoring sight using a \'bionic eye\' is being investigated at Swinburne. The laser stimulation of optic nerves is the focus of this research to develop a vision prosthesis.

ViewNature holds the key - Biomedical Engineering Innovations

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Nature holds the key - Biomedical Engineering Innovations

Professor McArthur discusses how natural phenomenons can be replicated in science, and then used for medical and engineering applications