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Issue 3 • Date May-June 2006

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  • Creative 3-D Display and Interaction Interfaces - [Book review]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):9 - 10
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  • IEEE Information Driving Innovation

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 97
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  • Biomedical Imaging Principles and Applications in Engineering Series - [Book review]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 9
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  • Advertisers' Index

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 94
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  • Did Wheatstone build a bridge? (Wheatstone's bridge circuit)

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):88 - 90
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    This paper discusses the connection of Charles Wheatstone with the bridge circuit. It investigates whether Wheatstone invented the bridge or not. Upon the development of the electric telegraph by Samuel F.B. Morse in 1832, the need to measure resistance accurately arose. Because telegraph lines were many miles in length, it was necessary to know the resistance of a specimen of the line wire very a... View full abstract»

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  • Engineers without borders and their role in humanitarian relief

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):32 - 35
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    Since the foundation of the first national Engineers Without Borders (EWB) organization, or Ingenieurs San Frontieres (ISF-France), EWB-affiliated national organizations have been formed in many countries around the world. All EWB-affiliated organizations share the same vision: a world where all people have access to basic resources and knowledge to meet their self-identified engineering and econo... View full abstract»

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  • Student's corner - Embs students surf more than the web

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):7 - 8
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  • The science of volunteering

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):20 - 22
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    In recent years there has been an increase in demand from developing countries for skilled professional volunteers. This shift in the delivery of development has led to a fresh look at the personal and professional benefits of volunteering overseas. VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas) is an international development charity that works through volunteers. Volunteers live and work with local communitie... View full abstract»

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  • COMAR reports - Report of comar activities 2005~2006

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 75
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  • Melatonin administration does not affect isoproterenol-induced LVH

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):84 - 87
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    Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH), a common sequella of hypertension, is associated with increased incidence of sudden cardiac death. The study reported herein measured the effect of melatonin on the heart in the setting of direct cardiac myocyte stimulation with isoproterenol, thus minimizing the role of autonomic output from the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) and clarifying the effect of melaton... View full abstract»

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  • Prescription for success - One program corrects the problems of hospitals in the developing world

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):30 - 31
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  • Society news - New chapters, new members

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 6
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  • The humanitarian efforts of biomedical engineers - An overview from the guest editor

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):16 - 19
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  • Gold - EMBs goes for the gold!

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 92
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  • Virtual Reconstruction: A Primer on Computer-Assisted Paleontology and Biomedicine - [Book review]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 11
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  • IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 0_1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • From the Editor - The bright future of BME

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):4 - 5
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  • Misadventures in Health Care-Inside Stories - [Book review]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 10
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  • Design and Development of Medical Electronic Instrumentation - [Book review]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):10 - 11
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  • BME company profiles - Clevemed, orbital resesarch, and their spin-offs

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):12 - 15
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  • 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Engineering Revolution in BioMedicine

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 17
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  • Science, engineering, and humanity

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):18 - 19
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    This paper discusses the important role scientists and engineers play in societal prosperity. Today, as the gaps between societies, cultures, religions, and races widen and deepen at a frightful rate - enhanced by shortsighted and fundamentalist politicians - it is their obligation to actively foster intercultural contacts. Occasions for intercultural encounters are abundant in academia. In the ac... View full abstract»

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  • International Aid's medical equipment training program

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):23 - 24
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    The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that in some developing countries, up to 50% of the medical equipment is unusable at any given time. In some hospitals, up to 80% of their medical equipment is inoperative and is stored in hallways or patient rooms. This situation results in the neglect of patients and an increased risk of harm to them and to health workers. In addition, time and resou... View full abstract»

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  • Senior design for persons with disabilities

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):25 - 29
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    This article provides an overview of senior design in the United States and its impact around the world. Within the United States, the National Science Foundation (NSF) Senior Design Projects to Aid Persons with Disabilities program has provided funding since 1988 to thousands of senior design projects that have been completed by students for persons with disabilities. This program combines the ac... View full abstract»

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IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine contains articles on current technologies and methods used in biomedical and clinical engineering.

 

This Magazine ceased publication in 2010. The current retitled publication is IEEE Pulse.

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