Posts Tagged ‘Innovation’

Is Nanox another Theranos?

Posted on: September 18th, 2020 by admin 3 Comments

At the beginning of 2020, we highlighted the story of Theranos, manufacturer of a “revolutionary” blood testing system that was supposedly able […]

Professor and Entrepreneur

Posted on: September 11th, 2020 by admin

Twenty years ago, I published a commentary entitled “The professor as entrepreneur” in which I reflected on my decade as an academic […]

Treatment is on Target

Posted on: August 21st, 2020 by admin

Radiation therapy or radiotherapy is a treatment that employs ionising radiation to kill malignant cancer cells and is usually delivered by a […]

Panning for Gold

Posted on: August 7th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The title for today’s blog has been adapted from an editorial highlighting a paper that appeared this week in Science Translational Medicine, […]

The Next Unicorn

Posted on: July 24th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

In the business world, a “unicorn” is the term used to indicate that a privately held startup company has a […]

CapeRay Awarded a UK Patent

Posted on: June 12th, 2020 by admin 12 Comments

Cape Town, South Africa, 12 June 2020. CapeRay is pleased to announce the award of a UK Patent (GB2566942) entitled, […]

COVID-19 and Medical Imaging

Posted on: April 24th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The gold standard for diagnosing COVID-19 is reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), a technique for which its inventor, Kary […]

A New “Killer App” ?

Posted on: April 17th, 2020 by admin 3 Comments

In 1839, Gustav Rose discovered a novel mineral in the Ural Mountains of Russia which he named “perovskite” in honour of the […]

Closer to the Holy Grail

Posted on: April 3rd, 2020 by admin

Seven years ago, we reviewed the progress in developing a blood test for the early detection of breast cancer. Thought to be […]

Failure of the Next Big Thing

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

When we think of technology companies like Apple or Google that have emerged from Silicon Valley, we normally associate them […]