Posts Tagged ‘Patent’

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 […]

Combination Imaging Re-visited

Posted on: April 30th, 2021 by admin

A week ago, the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) held its annual meeting in a virtual format. Researchers from the […]

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 […]

Professor and Entrepreneur

Posted on: September 11th, 2020 by admin

Twenty years ago, I published a commentary entitled “The professor as entrepreneur” in which I reflected on my decade as an academic […]

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 […]

ABUS and AI: Complementary Acronyms

Posted on: February 28th, 2020 by admin

As we have previously noted, ABUS – automated breast ultrasound – is an acronym to remember when considering imaging modalities for […]

The Evidence Continues to Build

Posted on: December 13th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Scientists led by Dr Mengmeng Jia from the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences in Beijing presented a noteworthy paper at the RSNA […]