Archive for 2013

Experiment Eleven and Other Nobel Stories

Posted on: October 18th, 2013 by admin

October is the month when those scientists who aspire to the ultimate recognition are waiting for a telephone call from Stockholm. Early […]

To Ignore the FDA is Pure Folly

Posted on: October 11th, 2013 by admin

The MASCT breast pump. Copyright Atossa Genetics. On 20 February 2013 Dr Steven Quay, founder and CEO of Atossa Genetics received a […]

From Dorm Room to Boardroom

Posted on: October 4th, 2013 by admin

Michael Dell in 1987. Copyright American Statesman. Thirty years ago, as an 18-year-old freshman student, Michael Dell launched a business assembling personal computers […]

The Mammogram Myth and Other Tales

Posted on: September 27th, 2013 by admin 2 Comments

Eighteen months ago we reviewed a book by Peter Gøtzsche entitled Mammography Screening with the provocative subtitle Truth, Lies and Controversy, in which the author, a well-published epidemiologist, argued […]

World’s First Digital Laser

Posted on: September 20th, 2013 by admin 2 Comments

Digitally controlled laser modes. Copyright Nature Publishing Group. Gordon Gould first coined the term laser — light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation — […]

I Guarantee this Device Won’t Fail!

Posted on: September 13th, 2013 by admin 2 Comments

A metal-on-metal hip implant. Copyright Corin. Imagine you are a patient considering whether to have an artificial joint surgically inserted to […]

To Treat or Not to Treat?

Posted on: September 6th, 2013 by admin 2 Comments

Beginning thirty years ago, breast screening has led to many more cancers being detected, with a quarter of these classified as ductal […]

The Promise of Nanotechnology

Posted on: August 30th, 2013 by admin 1 Comment

Earlier this week CapeRay attended an Innovation Showcase organized by Von Seidels, our patent attorneys, a stimulating evening during which we celebrated the […]

Crowdfunding for Medical Devices

Posted on: August 23rd, 2013 by admin 2 Comments

One of the greatest challenges faced by entrepreneurs and inventors who have a great idea for a novel medical device is funding. […]

A Glove for Breast Self-Examination

Posted on: August 16th, 2013 by admin 2 Comments

At CapeRay we are always on the lookout for new devices with potential to contribute to the early detection of breast cancer. […]