Posts Tagged ‘Invention’

Another Breakthrough from SA

Posted on: October 15th, 2021 by admin No Comments

Last Friday, we highlighted the contribution of two South Africans – Jamie Ambrose and Allan Cormack – to the development of computer […]

CT Turns 50

Posted on: October 8th, 2021 by admin 2 Comments

Fifty years ago on 1 October 1971, “Jamie Ambrose, a consultant radiologist at Atkinson Morley’s Hospital in Wimbledon, south London, made […]

Ten Years … and Counting

Posted on: August 20th, 2021 by admin 4 Comments

Ten years ago, on 15 August 2011, we posted a blog on our website entitled “To screen or not to screen? That […]

The DBT Pioneers

Posted on: June 25th, 2021 by admin

Digital breast tomosynthesis – DBT – has its origins in Holland in the 1930s when the neuroradiologist and electrical engineer George Ziedses […]

Mothers of Invention

Posted on: June 18th, 2021 by admin

We are all familiar with the proverb, “Necessity is the mother of invention,” the origins of which are attributed to Aesop’s Fables […]

Local Lad Makes Good

Posted on: June 11th, 2021 by admin

As South Africans, we take pride in highlighting a successful person’s links to our country when describing their accomplishments on […]

Vaccines for Breast Cancer

Posted on: December 18th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

For the past few weeks, there has been understandable excitement that vaccines to inoculate people against the Covid-19 virus have […]

And the Winner is …

Posted on: November 27th, 2020 by admin

James Dyson is the inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner and other consumer products, including the Airblade hand dryer, an ultrasonic humidifier […]

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, […]

Horns of a Dilemma

Posted on: May 22nd, 2020 by admin 3 Comments

Imagine you are a creative person and you invent something with significant commercial potential. Should you fulfil the legal obligation […]