Posts Tagged ‘Innovation’

AI Algorithms and Authorship

Posted on: February 3rd, 2023 by admin No Comments

In August last year, I published a blog entitled “Machines that mimic human creativity” and showed how an AI algorithm was able […]

Ants Can Smell Breast Cancer

Posted on: January 27th, 2023 by admin No Comments

During the Covid lockdown in France, doctoral student Baptiste Piqueret, who was studying at the Sorbonne in Paris, conducted a series […]

GE HealthCare Spins Out

Posted on: January 6th, 2023 by admin 2 Comments

In a long-anticipated move, this past Wednesday GE spun out its healthcare division with a listing on the NASDAQ stock exchange. After […]

An Extraordinary Biographer

Posted on: December 30th, 2022 by admin

Eleven years ago, I wrote a blog, “In pursuit of the perfect design,” which was in fact a book review. The […]

UK and SA Join Forces

Posted on: November 25th, 2022 by admin

Earlier this week, the United Kingdom hosted an official state visit by President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, the first such visit […]

Watching Breast Cancer Cells Form

Posted on: November 4th, 2022 by admin

Imagine if it was possible for a surgeon, when operating on a patient with breast cancer, to insert a microscope […]

Bioengineering Can Do It!

Posted on: October 14th, 2022 by admin

Ralph Weissleder (seen right, © Wikipedia), who is a professor of systems biology at Harvard and a specialist in interventional radiology, […]

Wearable Ultrasound

Posted on: August 5th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

Imagine an adhesive patch, the size of a postage stamp, that could be stuck onto your skin in close proximity […]

Invention and Entrepreneurship

Posted on: July 29th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

David Albert is the founder and chief medical officer of AliveCor, a ten-year-old company whose vision is “to be the 24/7 virtual […]

Nobel Prize Controversies

Posted on: July 22nd, 2022 by admin

Over the years, there have been three medical imaging technologies whose developers have been awarded a Nobel Prize: X-rays (1901); […]