Category:Biological Engineering

November 21st, 2014

Interview: First Andreas Acrivos Award Winner Kelvin Lee

By Douglas Clark | Comments (0)
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This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Interviews: 2014 Annual Meeting

2013′s Professional Progress Award Winner Brian Korgel, UT Austin, interviews the 2014 winner of the Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress, Kelvin Lee, University of Delaware.

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November 19th, 2014

2014 Bailey Award Winner Douglas Clark On Jay Bailey’s Influence

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This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Interviews: 2014 Annual Meeting

Douglas Clark of UC Berkeley talks with SBE’s Evan Flach about winning the 2014 Jay Bailey Award and Bailey’s influence on his research in biochemical engineering.

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November 17th, 2014

Highlights from 2014 Honors Ceremony at AIChE’s Annual Meeting

By John Vasko | Comments (0)
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The 2014 Institute and Board of Directors’ Award winners were given at the Honors Ceremony at the Annual Meeting in Atlanta. These are AIChE’s most prestigious awards, honoring eminent chemical engineers for career accomplishments, service to society, and service to the Institute. See photos!

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November 5th, 2014

Google Aims to Spot Cancer and Heart Disease with Wristband

By Douglas Clark | Comments (0)
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Google has announced that one of the special projects it’s working on entails creating a wristband that will perform diagnostic tests on the wearer, such as looking for indicators of cancer and heart disease, among other ailments.

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October 28th, 2014

Important Breakthrough in DNA Computing

By Douglas Clark | Comments (0)
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DNA computing occurs at the intersection of molecular biology, genetics, and biochemistry, and it promises an impressive leap in computing power if successful.

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October 23rd, 2014

Nanoparticle Cancer Treatment Goes Straight to Tumor

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Researchers have developed a nanoparticle to deliver a melanoma-fighting drug directly to the cancer.

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October 17th, 2014

4th International Conference on Accelerating Biopharmaceutical Development

By Idell Bryan | Comments (0)
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AccBio 2015 is a four-day conference focusing on scientific, technical, business and regulatory advances in the field of biopharmaceutical development. This conference series, which began in 2007, is dedicated to the advancement of process and product development technologies and capabilities for the acceleration and enablement of biopharmaceutical development.

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September 19th, 2014

Souping-Up Bio-Waste into Supercapacitors

By Kent Harrington | Comments (0)
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Mitlin converted industrial hemp waste into a graphene-like nanomaterial for a fraction of the cost – $500 a ton – and it actually outperformed graphene.

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September 10th, 2014

New Tech Opens Door for Single-Molecule Detection, Outdoing Graphene

By Douglas Clark | Comments (0)
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Graphene has serious competition, according to researchers at the University of California at Santa Barbara, who are using molybdenum disulfide or molybdenite (MoS2) as an ultrasensitive semiconductor material for biosensing.

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August 12th, 2014

Using Mice as Individualized Test Labs for Cancer Patients

By Douglas Clark | Comments (0)
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Some cancer patients are turning to mice that are grafted with tumor tissue and become living labs for individual patients.

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