Science Education

Game: Want to be a Bioengineer?

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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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Surgery of the Future

Surgery of the Future is an interactive experience that highlights research technologies funded by NIBIB that improve surgical procedures.

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Medical Imaging App

Learn how medical scans work and what to expect during your next one.

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The Bionic Man

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 future.

Fun Fact

keychain lab for food allergies

Did you know that more than 50 million Americans have food allergies and often just trace amounts of allergens can trigger life-threatening reactions? Read how researchers are developing a miniature lab that fits on your keychain and can accurately test for allergens, like gluten or nuts, in a restaurant meal in less than 10 minutes.

Advice for Future Scientists

Get advice from our researchers on how to pursue a career in biomedical engineering

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