bioinstrumentation


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bioinstrumentation

[¦bī·ō‚in·strə·mən′tā·shən]
(engineering)
The use of instruments attached to animals and man to record biological parameters such as breathing rate, pulse rate, body temperature, or oxygen in the blood.
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Faculty from the ACC Department of Electronics and Advanced Technologies participated in faculty externships and visits with 11 firms followed by meetings with bioscience industry representatives who provided input and advice on the design of the bioinstrumentation program.
As a result, MS is now expected to surpass bioinstrumentation as the fastest-growing instrument segment in 2004 among the segments listed in the graph above.
Recent studies listed basic concepts in biology and engineering where the engineering concepts encompass biokinetics, thermodynamics, biotransport (heat and mass transfer), biofluidics, biomaterials, bioinstrumentation, cellular and molecular engineering, and bioprocess and control.
Some examples of biological engineering include bioprocess engineering (food, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, bioconversion, bioreactors); bioenvironmental engineering bioremediation, water quality, natural resources and non-point source pollution); agricultural/biomechanical engineering (machine design, precision agriculture, mechanization); biomedical engineering, controlled environmental systems engineering (including systems that affect their environment); and bioinstrumentation (the application of instrumentation and information technology).
Multidisciplinary thinking in engineering promotes a systems-oriented approach to technology development, which the study says is the essence of innovation and a key driver in the emergence and maturation of such fields as nanotechnology, bioinstrumentation, and micro-electro mechanical systems.
government purposefully transferred resources and personnel after World War II from a nuclear bomb effort to a nuclear biomedical effort that included the development of radioisotopes for biology, radiopharmaceuticals, bioinstrumentation including scintillation counters, and establishment of the discipline of radiological safety.
As the pioneers in high-altitude, antiradiation clothing with built-in bioinstrumentation, NASA has been in this business for a long time.
Domain's three major investment segments are pharmaceuticals, specialty pharmaceuticals, and medical devices, while additional areas of interest include biomaterials, bioinstrumentation, and diagnostics.
Hatsopoulos Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Head of the BioInstrumentation Laboratory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a founder of the company, and to which Portal Instruments has a worldwide exclusive license.
Bioinstrumentation remains the fastest-growing instrument sector, but the spending exuberance that greeted new techniques in the late 1990s and early 2000s has been replaced by a more measured approach emphasizing cost effectiveness and value.
The study report's authors believe this approach leads to innovation and helped develop fields such as nanotechnology, bioinstrumentation and micro-electro mechanical systems.
This study, enrolling 26 women between the ages of 35 to 59, demonstrated the safety and efficacy of orally ingested BioCell Collagen in improving the visible signs of aging and dermal aging parameters measured with bioinstrumentation.