Posts Tagged ‘Design’

X-ray Interferometry – An Emerging Technology

Posted on: September 14th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

For the past decade, Marco Stampanoni and his TOMCAT team at the Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI) and the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) […]

The Science of Sure

Posted on: August 3rd, 2018 by admin

According to the World Intellectual Property Organisation, “a patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product […]

Making a Pact

Posted on: June 29th, 2018 by admin 4 Comments

Researchers from the California Institute of Technology and Washington University in St Louis have just published a paper in Nature Communications in […]

What a Great Idea!

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Not too many people know that the world’s first digital laser was invented in South Africa, or that in the 1980s two […]

Seeing the Light

Posted on: April 13th, 2018 by admin

At a congress hosted last week by the Optical Society of America in Florida, researchers from the Politecnico of Milan in Italy presented a […]

Dual-Modality Imaging Gathers Momentum

Posted on: January 12th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

There is compelling evidence that mammography has been successful in early detection of breast cancer in healthy women. However, in premenopausal women […]

A Brochure for Aceso

Posted on: November 24th, 2017 by admin 3 Comments

Two months ago we mentioned that work had started on a marketing brochure for our dual-modality Aceso system and emphasised it was […]

Not Just Moonshots

Posted on: November 3rd, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

The term “moonshot” was coined by Google X, the secret research division at Alphabet, to describe a technology with three attributes: groundbreaking; […]

Of Testing and Cartoonists

Posted on: August 4th, 2017 by admin 4 Comments

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has published standard IEC 60601-1 for medical electrical equipment that mandates general requirements for basic safety and […]

To Patent or Not to Patent? That is the Question!

Posted on: March 10th, 2017 by admin 4 Comments

Sixteen years ago I contributed an editorial to the South African Journal of Science with the same title as today’s blog. In […]