Most biomechanics research takes place in laboratory settings, in part because conventional approaches, such as optical motion capture, require reflective markers and substantial calibration
What defines a living cell? How does one capture the molecular essence of life?
Ellen Arruda, the Maria Comninou Collegiate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been elected to receive the Society of Engineering Science (SES) 2018 James R. Rice Medal. The prize is awarded to a mid-career researcher (10-25 years after earning the PhD or equivalent degree) in the field of engineering sciences who has had a substantial impact in his/her field.
Understanding the ways in which mate
ME Associate Professor Jianping Fu's research was featured in an MIT Technology Review article titled "Artificial Human Embryos Are Coming, and No One Knows How to Handle Them" (https://www.technologyreview.com/s/608173/prospect-of-synthetic-embryos…).
As cancer grows, it evolves. Individual cells become more aggressive, break away to flow through the body and spread to distant areas.