New Flexible Biodegradable Battery Invented

Monday, August 13, 2007

ars technica reports on the invention of a paper thin flexible biodegradable battery. Researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and MIT have developed a new material that eliminates the…

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HD in the OR: The AVCHD Video Recording Format

Monday, August 13, 2007

Can we go from this to this? This post continues my series HD in the OR examining the current and future use of High Definition video in the Operating…

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New video Connector Solution for the OR? Displayport!

Thursday, August 9, 2007

  Continuing in my HD in the OR Series I wanted to share a video connection option for the future.  Most current systems offer simple S-video or component…

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HD Endoscopy Series Coming

Thursday, August 9, 2007

I have been inundated with requests for information and critiques of Medical HD endoscopy/laparoscopy systems.  To meet the rising tide of demand for information I will begin an…

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Army’s Robotic Prosthetic Arm Demo’d

Thursday, August 9, 2007

   I have previously written about the Army’s robotic prosthetic arm projects – run of course through DARPA.  You can see my posts and a video fest at…

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How We Recorded the World’s Highest Resolution Surgical Footage

Thursday, August 2, 2007

  My last post outlines the equipment I used to perform the world’s highest resolution endoscopic surgery.  Here I wanted to share what we had to do the…

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World’s Highest Resolution HDTV Surgical Camera – Ever! – First Exclusive Evaluation

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

  I have previously posted about my research on the use of high definition TV (HDTV) for surgical endoscopy.  I am honored to have participated in the evaluation…

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Docinthemachine Guest Blogging at Medgadget!

Friday, March 30, 2007

I am very excited to begin guest blogging over at Medgadget!  I am sure many of you are familiar with the site.  Medgadget is a hugely popular site…

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New Genetic Pap Smear Can Easily Diagnose Hidden Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Undiagnosed sexually transmitted diseases are a major health epidemic in the world.  Some of the worst ones have no symptoms.  The cervical cancer screening pap smear has been…

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Biotech Missteps: Would You Prefer a Synthetic Implant or One From A Human Cadaver?

Friday, March 23, 2007

Yahoo is reporting on a Lancet study of a new spinal surgery “breakthough” today – the use of a spinal disk transplant from a cadaver by Chinese doctors. …

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