From tissue engineering that produces artificial skin for burn patients to the use of nanotechnology for precise drug delivery, recent advances in bioengineering have fundamentally changed both the world in which we live and the bodies within which we live. Among the topics covered in this invaluable compendium are homeostasis, biological and artificial control systems, diagnostic imaging, prostheses, biomaterials, environmental engineering, and various subfields of bioengineering. Readers will become familiar with the most exciting and significant developments in this important field.
Series: The Biotechnology Revolution
Interest Level: Grades 9-12
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1350
ISBN: 9781622755813 (E-book)