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Biomedical engineering is the process of researching the equipment and technology used in the medical profession. They help develop new tools that can increase the efficiency of current medical practices. Some of this engineering is on a micro-scale, such as neural or genetic engineering. Through subtle changes in biomedical engineering, people have been able to increase the health of many individuals. And the industry is only just starting to grow.

Biomedical Sciences

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Biomedical sciences is the study of the human body and how it works. It specifically focuses on diseases and how they interact with the body. Biomedical science is also a broad field. If you're not sure what to do in the industry, biomedical science might be a good option because you will have multiple options when you are finished. It can be a rewarding career for many.


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Biomedical technology is similar to biomedical engineering, but it is also distinctive. The two overlap, but the main responsibilities of a biomedical technologist involve building, testing, and documenting new medical technologies. If you have a love of technology and want to help the medical industry, this might be the career to pursue. Most schools offer degrees in biomedical technology in addition to other biomedical sciences.