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Science  04 Dec 1998:
Vol. 282, Issue 5395, pp. 1779
DOI: 10.1126/science.282.5395.1779e

Engineers with training in biomedicine are staking claims at the intersection of biology, physics, and chemistry to create new classes of drugs, artificial organs, and robots that perform microsurgery. This week Next Wave profiles young biomedical engineers in industry and academia and explores the rapid growth of their area, which some are calling “the engineering field for the next millennium.”

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