NSTA Recommends "Bioengineering"
"Bioengineering" has been chosen as a "NSTA recommends" book! Product Review Bioengineering by Christine Burillo-Kirch Price at time of review: $17.95 128 pp. Nomad Press White River Junction, VT 2016 ISBN: 9781619303706 Grade Level: 4-7 Reviewed by Olga Hunt Science Coordinator "I was ready to hear yet again how birds inspired wing design but what I found was much more. This bioengineering book goes from the definition of bioengineering to how it has influence
What started out by examining how different microbial colonies "talk to one another" when in close proximity, has developed into a larger scale mapping of microbes and related chemicals on the human body. If today's technology been available in 1928 when Dr. Alexander Fleming observed mold overtaking his petri plates, penicillin would have been discovered and manufactured much more quickly. While it is fun to get a glimpse of which area of the skin is more likely to "house" c
Bioengineering Banter #2
Cybathlon: First Cyborg Olympics! Raise your hand if you wanted this show! "Steve Austin, astronaut. A man barely alive. Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to build the world's first bionic man. Steve Austin will be that man. Better than he was before. Better, stronger, faster." I know that I did, although I was definitely more of a fan of The Bionic Woman. The first official cyborg olympics, showing bioengineering at it's finest,