Posts Tagged ‘Invention’

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 […]

CapeRay Awarded a US Patent

Posted on: May 5th, 2017 by admin 9 Comments

Cape Town, South Africa, 5 May 2017. Following the award of a UK Patent (GB2,509,193) in July 2015 for its […]

When Sound Meets Blood

Posted on: April 14th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

Biomedical engineers from the University of Glasgow have developed an innovative device for the diagnosis of medical conditions using sound-wave technology to […]

To Patent or Not to Patent? That is the Question!

Posted on: March 10th, 2017 by admin 4 Comments

Sixteen years ago I contributed an editorial to the South African Journal of Science with the same title as today’s blog. In […]

Introducing the 3D Selfie

Posted on: January 6th, 2017 by admin

Four years ago the Oxford English Dictionary recognized the word “selfie” as its word of the year and then in […]

Publish versus Patent

Posted on: May 27th, 2016 by admin 3 Comments

On 5 January 2015 a small company called TiaLinx put out a press release in which it announced the development of a scanner to […]

Innovation Prize for Africa

Posted on: May 13th, 2016 by admin 9 Comments

In October 2015 CapeRay was among the 985 applicants from 46 African countries for the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). Launched in […]

The Forgotten Man of X-rays

Posted on: January 8th, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

Three Nobel Prizes have been awarded in medical imaging: for computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and X-rays. When […]

Implications of Apple vs Samsung

Posted on: December 18th, 2015 by admin

Having agreed to pay Apple more than half a billion dollars in damages for patent infringement, Samsung earlier this week […]

Recognising International Innovation

Posted on: July 17th, 2015 by admin 2 Comments

When a new medical device catches our attention, more often than not it has been developed by an American company. Medical […]