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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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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Robotic Amoeba Created: Teens Fear Bionic Blob

Friday, March 23, 2007

Dennis Hong, of Virginia Tech College of Engineering is designing a Whole Skin Locomotion (WSL) mechanism for robots to work on much the same principle as the pseudopod…

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Better Retinal Implants for Blindness Cure Coming

Friday, March 23, 2007

I previously wrote about retinal implants that might cure blindness.  This idea is yet another in the line of machine-human implants that will first replace natural abilities –…

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Big Med-Industry Courts Med-Bloggers

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Beppe in NYC Now I have seen it all.  Old school med-industy came to NYC a-courtin’ new school med-bloggers last night.  I was invited to a dinner at…

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Docinthemachine Guest Blogging on Lifeboat Foundation Blog

Thursday, March 15, 2007

 I am honored and excited to have been invited to guest blog on the Lifeboat Foundation Blog.  My first post is on the new DARPA 2007 focus plan and…

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Is Technology Good, Evil, or Neutral?

Wednesday, March 14, 2007
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Technology is neither good nor evil, it’s the use that crosses the moral boundaries. As technology is leaping forward an unprecedented pace, this old question is more pressing…

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Grand Rounds Vol. 3.25 is Up!

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Grand Rounds 3.25 is up over at Scienceroll.  A gret blog I have mentioned before it is run by Bertalan Meskó, a Hungarian Medical Student wit a passion for…

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