Posts Tagged ‘Nanotechnology’

Harambee: A Book is Launched

Posted on: April 29th, 2022 by admin No Comments

Yesterday saw the launch of a marvellous new book authored by Mike Bruton entitled Harambee. Published by BestRed, an imprint […]

Cholesterol and Breast Cancer

Posted on: April 1st, 2022 by admin

Cholesterol is an organic molecule that has a chequered history and is generally associated with an unhealthy diet. High levels […]

Hoofbeats of Zebras

Posted on: August 13th, 2021 by admin

There is an aphorism in clinical medicine – “When you hear hoofbeats, think of horses not zebras” – which means young doctors […]

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 […]

Update on Nanox

Posted on: December 4th, 2020 by admin

The annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) opened this past Sunday, and, for the first time, […]

Imaging with Nanotechnology

Posted on: November 20th, 2020 by admin

Seven years ago, we explored the promise of nanotechnology and highlighted a UK startup called Endomagnetics that had developed a novel product to detect […]

Is Nanox another Theranos?

Posted on: September 18th, 2020 by admin 3 Comments

At the beginning of 2020, we highlighted the story of Theranos, manufacturer of a “revolutionary” blood testing system that was supposedly able […]

The Next Unicorn

Posted on: July 24th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

In the business world, a “unicorn” is the term used to indicate that a privately held startup company has a […]

A New “Killer App” ?

Posted on: April 17th, 2020 by admin 3 Comments

In 1839, Gustav Rose discovered a novel mineral in the Ural Mountains of Russia which he named “perovskite” in honour of the […]