Posts Tagged ‘Invention’

You’re Never Too Old

Posted on: December 6th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

By tradition, Nobel Laureates receive their gold medals from the King of Sweden on 10 December, the day that Alfred Nobel died […]

Coming Full Circle

Posted on: November 15th, 2019 by admin

On Friday 6 January 1956, Allan Cormack arrived for work at Groote Schuur Hospital, having been appointed as part-time nuclear physicist, spending […]

In the Footsteps of Cormack

Posted on: August 9th, 2019 by admin

For the past week, Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, has hosted an international conference entitled “Modern Challenges in Imaging.” Subtitled “In the […]

A Breakthrough from Cape Town

Posted on: February 1st, 2019 by admin

Earlier this week, a woman with severe aortic valve stenosis was operated on successfully at Groote Schuur Hospital by Jacques Scherman, […]

QT Ultrasound Launches Imaging Centres

Posted on: January 18th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

Five years ago, Delphinus announced it had received 510(k) clearance from the FDA and was able to begin marketing its whole breast […]

Cancer in the Crosshairs

Posted on: September 21st, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

Research Contracts & Innovation (RCI) is the department at the University of Cape Town (UCT) that’s responsible for signing research […]

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 […]

Ultrasound on a Chip

Posted on: December 1st, 2017 by admin 5 Comments

The annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) came to an end in Chicago today and yet […]

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; […]

Blood vs Breath vs Tears

Posted on: July 14th, 2017 by admin 3 Comments

Over the past four years we have written about using blood samples for the early detection of breast cancer, including: studies […]