Sniffing Out Disease-”Smellcheck”

Friday, January 5, 2007

  Defensetech reports on DARPA’s new “smell-out the terrorist program“.  Ok stop laughing and read on: Cutting edge military R&D from DARPA has developed a way to smell…

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Last Grand Rounds of Year is Up!

Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Nick Genes the creator of Grand Rounds has taken the helm for this weeks Grand rounds – the best of the medical blogosphere.  This edition over at blogborygmi…

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Risky Business:Why DARPA Does What Medical Industry Won’t

Thursday, December 21, 2006

I previously wrote about the government cutting the soldier of the future LandWarrior program.  The point of my post was the myriad next-generation medical developments destined to come…

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Kurzweil: Computers Will Enable People To Live Forever (if the machines let us…)

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

graph of exponential rise of human progress over time- and the future? The inventor, author, and futurist Ray Kurzweil predicts that in 15 to 30 years, nanobots will…

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Grand Rounds – Volume 3, Number 12 is Up!

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

This week’s grand rounds has a Charlie Brown Christmas Theme and is hosted at Nurse Ratched’s Place .  I am happy to see that she chose a diverse…

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Docinthemachine Nominated for Best Medical Technology Blog 2006!

Saturday, December 16, 2006

More proud announcements!  I just found out that we have been nominated for Best Medical Technologies/Informatics Weblog in the 2006 Medical Weblog Awards hosted by Medgadget.com.  The award…

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Docinthemachine Top 5 for Best Medical Blog 2006!

Saturday, December 16, 2006

The results are in!  I am proud to report docinthemachine was selected as a finalist for the best medical blog of 2006 in the weblog awards.  There were…

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Sloppy Docs Miss The Diseases

Thursday, December 14, 2006

    A paper in today’s New England Journal of Medicine concludes that sloppy docs suck.  In this very simple study of colonoscopy they showed that the docs…

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DITM Creator Dr. Palter Nominated to Lifeboat Advisory Boards

Thursday, December 14, 2006

I am honored to have been selected to be on the scientific advisory board for the Lifeboat foundation.  I will serve on the biotech/medical, ethics, Human Trajectories, Robotics…

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Another Biological-based Surgical Microrobot

Thursday, December 14, 2006

  I have written before about the “fantastic voyage” surgical idea.  In this 1966 movie, a submarine and its scientis/doctor team are shrunk down and inected into the body…

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