What is a “statistically significant” result? Learn the basics of how statistics are used to analyze the results of research studies. Part 1 of 3.
Medical Research & Experimentation
Medical research involves the field of biomedicine, and medical experimentation. These scientists use various methods such as animal experimentation, human experimentation, clinical trials and other methods to discover life-saving new medications, surgical techniques and more. Find out all about it here!
What kind of statistics are helpful and what kind are confusing? Learn the difference between relative and absolute risk and between conditional probabilities and natural frequencies. Part 2 of 3.
Few scientific breakthroughs end up producing new treatments for human diseases, but a systems biology approach to science may help change that.
Chromosome 2 has a wide range of implications in the field of medical science and the study of human disease. Find a list of chromosome abnormalities for chromosome 2, along with a description of this important piece of genetic material, in this guide.
The medical science field relies on animal research for the development of new treatments and medical technologies. Learn about the history of animal testing and how it has helped scientists make advances in the medical field.
Third in a series on animal experimentation, this article looks at some of the ways in which animals are used in medical research.
Fourth in a series about the use of animals in research, this article examines some of the ethical and practical issues involved.
The fifth in a series on animal research, this article examines some of the alternatives to the use of animals in science.
This article, sixth in a series on the use of animals in science, looks at some of the regulations in place which protect experimental animals from unnecessary suffering.
This series examines ethical and practical issues relating to the use of animal experimentation in science.
Preventing disease is a huge step in saving lives and cutting down the costs of treatments, over all care and cures. Learn how technology in biology is helping experts in disease prevention.
Have you had any quiet time today? Your body wants you to find some time to let stress go and relax.
Penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming, but it wasn’t until Howard Florey and Ernst Chain came across Fleming’s research that the first antibiotic was mass-produced for human use.
This article examines the societal and familial costs of maintaining a patient on life-support. Read the previous “Artificially Sustaining Life” article for more information on keeping patients on life-support.
This article examines the life-sustaining techniques that doctors use to keep ill patients alive past the point of normal survival — culminating in a discussion about the ethics of using these techniques to keep the terminally ill alive.
Biophysics experiment have been and continue to be providing new insight into research and studies in different branches of science.
Biomedical Technology is the combination of three words which converge to form Biomedical Technology. These words are Bio(logy), Medical and Technology.