Archive for May, 2013

An Update on the iPad

Posted on: May 31st, 2013 by admin

Eighteen months ago we wrote about the potential of tablet personal computers to play a disruptive role in healthcare. The iPad is now the […]

From Invention to Innovation

Posted on: May 24th, 2013 by admin

Wits Enterprise, the commercialisation arm of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, celebrated the achievements of its inventors and innovators earlier […]

A Tale of a Faulty Gene

Posted on: May 17th, 2013 by admin 3 Comments

Dr Mary-Claire King. Copyright: Susan G Komen for the Cure. In 1961 Mary-Claire King was just fifteen when she watched her […]

Can Exercise Lower Breast Cancer Risk?

Posted on: May 10th, 2013 by admin 2 Comments

Yesterday the Cancer Council in Australia announced that the country was gaining the upper hand in the war against cancer, with 60,000 lives saved […]

A Miniature X-Ray Source

Posted on: May 3rd, 2013 by admin 3 Comments

Copyright: Macmillan Publishers Sixty years ago, three Soviet scientists published a paper, in Russian, entitled “Study of electronic emission during the stripping […]