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bioengineering

1. the design and manufacture of aids, such as artificial limbs, to rectify defective body functions
2. the design, manufacture, and maintenance of engineering equipment used in biosynthetic processes, such as fermentation
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Bioengineering

The use of living plants, or a combination of living and nonliving materials, to stabilize slopes and drainage ways.
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bioengineering

[‚bī·ō‚en·jə′nir·iŋ]
(engineering)
The application of engineering knowledge to the fields of medicine and biology.
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The UNH COBRE will include biomedical and bioengineering faculty from many departments in the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences and the College of Health and Human Services.
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"This competition was a huge validation for what we have created," said Rhodes, who received a master's in bioengineering from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City this spring.
For instance, startups have bloomed around the idea that bacteria can be programmed to clean water in waste facilities and public parks, and government grants have been awarded to bioengineering projects aimed at using microorganisms to purify water.
Mumbai In a development that will facilitate its research on understanding cells and cancer invasion, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, has launched the Wadhwani Research Centre in Biosciences and Bioengineering (WRCBB) on its Powai complex in north-east Mumbai.
Cameron Professor of Bioengineering at Rice and chair of Rice's Department of Bioengineering.
Duckworth, who has prosthetic legs and uses a wheelchair, went to Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Bioengineering Institute, where researchers are developing neuroprosthetic limbs that would be integrated with a person's body and controlled by his or her nervous system.
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The workshop activity introduced them to outstanding women in bioengineering and raised their awareness of these female bioengineers' contributions to engineering and society.
Scientists in the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) Laboratory of Bioengineering and Physical Science have developed a new technique that allows researchers to visualize fine details of cell structure three-dimensionally in thick sections, thus providing greater insight into how cells are organized and how they function.