Posts Tagged ‘Invention’

The DBT Pioneers

Posted on: June 25th, 2021 by admin No Comments

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]