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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DARPA’s Battlefield Robot Medic to Deploy in 2009

Wednesday, August 8, 2007

  This year is the 50th anniversary of DARPA, or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Pentagon research arm who turns science fiction fantasy into military reality.  DARPA conducts high-risk…

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New HD Photo Compression System Could Help Surgical Archiving

Friday, August 3, 2007

Microsoft on Tuesday announced that the Joint Photographic Expert Group (JPEG) is considering standardization of the company’s HD Photo file format. Tentatively titled “JPEG XR,” HD Photo was…

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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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Embryo Adoption, Stem Cell Research, Partial Birth Abortion Oh My: Breaking News From DITM

Thursday, April 19, 2007

  When does human life begin and what is a human?  Fertility specialists wrestle with this question every day as embryos are created, frozen, thawed, implanted, and discarded. …

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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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Human-Animal Mutant Animal Developed: It’s Not the First!

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Many reports on-line are coming out about chimeric man-sheep creatures developed. Scientists have created the world’s first human-sheep chimera – which has the body of a sheep and…

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Grand Rounds Is Up!

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Grand Rounds is upat medviews - this weeks he has a very wide range of great pieces – unencumbered by themes.  I appreciate him including my post on cadaveric…

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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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Bionic Friday Posts

Friday, March 23, 2007

For your enjoyment today – a collection of forward thinking docinthemachine posts about robotics and bionic humans.  Take a minute today to push your mind a decade into…

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