Archive for November, 2013

To Tweet, or Not to Tweet

Posted on: November 29th, 2013 by admin

As I write this blog in my study at home, located on the slopes of Table Mountain near the botanical gardens […]

The Power of Celebrity

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by admin

Betty Ford in the White House, 1974. For many Americans, their abiding memory of Richard Nixon is of him waving goodbye, […]

3D Printing of Medical Devices

Posted on: November 15th, 2013 by admin

Additive manufacturing — also known as 3D printing — is a technology that enables engineers to fabricate three-dimensional solid objects of virtually any shape […]

Lighting Up the Breast

Posted on: November 8th, 2013 by admin 2 Comments

Copyright Annals of Surgery, 1931. In the early 20th century, transillumination — shining a light through the tissue of interest — was employed […]

A Biological Clock and Breast Cancer

Posted on: November 1st, 2013 by admin

Copyright Steve Horvath, UCLA A new internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and […]