Creating Biomedical Technologies to Improve Health

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NIBIB’s science education page is meant to be a resource for students, parents, teachers, and anyone interested in biomedical imaging and bioengineering. Here, you’ll find answers to commonly asked questions about medical imaging and bioengineering technologies and learn about NIBIB-funded research. You’ll also find links to websites, organizations, and events that promote science education and encourage scientific discovery.


Bionic Man

The Bionic Man Click & Learn

Visually explore some of the latest bioengineering creations from NIBIB-funded research. From prosthetics to artificial kidneys, these technologies are changing lives now and in the futures.

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Who Wants to Be A Bioengineer?

Play the game, and learn how fingers can be regrown, paralyzed people can stand, and what an MRI image of your brain looks like.

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Fun fact

The heart beats on average 100,000 times a day and pumps nearly 2,000 gallons of blood!