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Biotechnology Revolution
September 1, 2004 Volume 34 Issue 3
Articles In This Issue
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    AuthorLester Martinez-Lopez

    Biotechnology-based strategies are key to transforming a soldier into a Soldier System of Systems.

    The Army has historically recognized that the individual soldier, the critical element of operational success, is an integral component of weapons, transportation, and other hardware systems and ...

  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    AuthorMichael Ladisch

    Bioprocess engineering is the discipline that puts biotechnology to work.

    Biotechnology involves using organisms, tissues, cells, or their molecular components (1) to act on living things and (2) to intervene in the workings of cells or the molecular components of cells, including their genetic ...

  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    AuthorAlbert I. King

    The goal of impact biomechanics is to protect vehicle occupants from serious injury.

    Vehicle safety is on the minds of many would-be car buyers these days, and most of us have either been injured in a crash or know someone who has been injured or even killed in a collision. Impact biomechanics, ...

  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    AuthorJohn A. Parmentola

    The Army is investing in biotechnology to realize the goals of Transformation.

    The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has embarked on an extraordinary process of change called Transformation, that is, the creation of a highly responsive, networked, joint force capable of making swift decisions at ...

  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    AuthorDonald E. Ingber

    The hierarchical molecular structures that comprise living cells, tissues, and organs are based on tensegrity principles.

    The burgeoning fields of tissue engineering and nanotechnology offer exciting new approaches to address fundamental questions in biology and improve human health. But these ...

  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    AuthorGeorge Bugliarello

    Editor’s Note

    The Biotechnology Revolution

    The rapid growth of bioengineering since the first academic programs were initiated in the early 1960s is a measure of its importance both to the life sciences and medicine and to engineering. The achievements of bioengineering have been ...