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Editor's Note

You’ve probably noticed something new regarding some of the content that we’ve been publishing on the channel lately. We’ve started creating and publishing #shorts – or short vertical videos.  Why are we doing this? If you’re anything like us, you’ve been noticing the winds of change blowing through the world’s favorite video-sharing platform. And it’s all thanks to TikTok and Instagram. YouTube is really the old-timer in the social media arena and recently offered a way to give access to vertical formatted video uploading. 

In a world dominated by 60-second shorts and snappy video clips, we had a choice: adapt or risk becoming obsolete. With TikTok and Instagram’s short video format gaining massive traction, it was only a matter of time before YouTube decided to allow its creators to join the vertical revolution.

TikTok and Instagram, the cool kids on the block, revolutionized the way we consume content offering up bite-sized videos that are perfect for our fast-paced lives. We’ve found that with a lot of these Shorts that they’re inauthentic and have clickbait-style content.  This could be because some creators might feel pressured to focus on trends and gimmicks to gain views. For us, staying true to our content’s essence is crucial.  We think authenticity still wins the hearts of our audience.

We need to up our game, stay on top of trends, and continuously innovate. There’s no place for complacency in this ever-evolving landscape and for our fans, YouTube’s shift to Shorts brings a whole new level of convenience to you. With most of us spending a significant amount of time on our mobile devices, the vertical format just makes sense.  However, while Shorts are an exciting addition that can keep us at the forefront of the social media game, we will also remain committed to our long-form content and it will always have its place here on our channel.


"CGI Technology In Medicine & Biology"

This month in TheCGInsider Newsletter- November 2023: We’re taking a look at how Computer-Generated Imagery and technology is having world-changing impacts on humanity in the area of Medicine and biology.

CGI & Biomedical Science.

In the realm of technology and innovation, few advancements have been as captivating and transformative as Computer-Generated Imagery (CGI). While you may be most familiar with CGI in the context of blockbuster movies or video games, its influence extends far beyond the realms of entertainment. We’ll be talking about the multifaceted world of CGI and related technologies, hopefully shedding some light on their profound impact on our culture, especially in the fields of biomedical science, and their use in prosthetics and robotics, remote medicine/Virtual Reality, and even 3D printing of body parts. 

When you think of CGI, you probably don’t associate it with laboratories and microscopes, but the truth is that it has become an indispensable tool for biomedical researchers. CGI aids scientists in visualizing complex biological systems, from the intricacies of the human body to the behavior of microscopic organisms. This visualization is crucial for understanding the underlying mechanisms of diseases and developing potential cures.

Molecular Animation/Drug Discovery.

Molecular animation is a prime example of how CGI is transforming biomedical science. At the molecular level, processes are incredibly complex, and many are impossible to observe directly. CGI software allows scientists to simulate these processes visually. For instance, a molecular animation can depict the movement of proteins within a cell, providing insights that were previously unattainable.

The pharmaceutical industry has greatly benefited from CGI. By simulating the interactions between potential drug compounds and target molecules, researchers can accelerate the drug discovery process. This has the potential to significantly reduce the time and cost involved in bringing new medications to market.


In the field of medicine, CGI-based surgical simulations are becoming increasingly common. Surgeons can practice and refine their skills in a risk-free virtual environment before ever entering the operating room. This not only enhances surgical precision but also minimizes the potential for errors.

Advancements in CGI and related technologies have had a substantial impact on the development of prosthetics and robotics. These fields are benefiting from realistic simulations, precision design, and the seamless integration of technology with the human body.

The days of clunky, unrealistic prosthetic limbs are fading into history. CGI software allows for the creation of customized, lifelike prosthetics that are tailored to the individual’s needs. These prosthetics are not only functional but also aesthetically pleasing.

Bring In The Robotics.

Robotic systems have become more capable thanks to CGI. Advanced simulations enable robots to learn and adapt to different environments and tasks, allowing them to assist with various functions, from household chores to industrial manufacturing. These systems can now interact with the real world more intelligently and safely.

CGI has also played a significant role in creating robots that can interact with humans more naturally. Facial expressions, gestures, and communication styles are being fine-tuned through CGI, making human-robot interactions more intuitive and comfortable.

VR/Remote Medicine.

The integration of CGI and related technologies into remote medicine and virtual reality is revolutionizing the way we access and deliver healthcare. This innovation not only has the potential to increase access to healthcare services but also to enhance medical training and patient experiences.

The global adoption of telemedicine was accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. CGI technology is at the heart of telemedicine, enabling healthcare professionals to remotely diagnose, monitor, and treat patients. Patients can consult with specialists and access care without leaving their homes, making healthcare more accessible to underserved populations.

Virtual reality (VR) is taking healthcare to new heights. With VR headsets, patients can immerse themselves in calming environments during medical procedures, reducing anxiety and pain. Additionally, VR is being used for physical therapy, rehabilitation, and even exposure therapy for mental health treatments.

CGI plays a pivotal role in medical training through immersive simulations. Medical students and practitioners can practice procedures and surgeries on virtual patients, refining their skills and decision-making without putting real patients at risk. This approach greatly enhances the quality of healthcare professionals’ training.

Parts Is Parts.

One of the most awe-inspiring applications of CGI and related technologies in the realm of biomedicine is 3D printing of body parts. This field has the potential to revolutionize organ transplantation, and even reshape our understanding of what it means to be human.

The shortage of organ donors is a global health crisis. However, CGI and 3D printing technology offer a promising solution. Scientists are now able to create 3D-printed organs using a patient’s own cells. This eliminates the risk of organ rejection and the need for a donor, potentially saving countless lives.

Beyond transplantable organs, 3D printing can produce prosthetic organs that are used to supplement or replace damaged ones. These bioengineered organs are designed to function just like their natural counterparts, offering patients a higher quality of life.

3D printing of body parts opens the door to personalized medicine. By creating custom implants and prosthetics, patients receive treatments that are uniquely suited to their needs, improving the effectiveness and comfort of medical interventions.

Looking To The Future.

As we look to the future, the impact of CGI on biomedicine and healthcare is poised to become even more profound. Here are some tantalizing possibilities on the horizon:

  1. Bioprinting Advancements: Bioprinting technology will continue to improve, with the potential to create not just organs but also complex tissues and structures. This will expand the scope of regenerative medicine and reshape the possibilities for healthcare.

  2. Nanorobotics: Combining CGI with nanotechnology, we may see the development of microscopic robots capable of performing tasks at the cellular level, such as delivering drugs or repairing damaged tissue.

  3. AI and Healthcare: The integration of CGI with artificial intelligence (AI) will lead to more advanced diagnostic tools and predictive models. AI-driven medical assistants could provide personalized healthcare recommendations, improving health outcomes.

  4. Brain-Computer Interfaces: CGI will play a role in developing interfaces that connect the human brain with computers and machines, revolutionizing the field of neural prosthetics and human-computer interaction.

The evolution of CGI and related technologies is an ongoing journey, continually pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. As they continue to reshape our culture and healthcare, we can look forward to a future where the line between the virtual and the real becomes increasingly blurred, and where the possibilities for improving human health and quality of life are boundless

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