Marine scientists now have the tools to reel in and analyze some of the vast, previously untapped potential of marine microorganisms. It turns out that the ocean contains a plethora of dynamic molecules that have shown great potential as cancer drugs and new antibiotics.
A small team from Cleveland has had their eyes set on an athletic competition for human-machine teams. This first-of-its-kind event, the international Cybathlon, features contests for people with disabilities using assistive technologies.
Recently, NIBIB staff had the opportunity to tour the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, part of the Children's National Health System, and get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the projects currently under way, many of which are NIH-funded.