Lifeboat Foundation Begins Blog

Monday, January 22, 2007

  I was excited to see the announcement that the Lifeboat Foundation has started a blog which can be found here.  There frst posts incude some excellent commentary on…

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ElectriPlast: Conductive Plastic from CES 2007

Monday, January 8, 2007

The first innovation from CES 2007 that caught my eye is ElectriPlast from Integral Technologies. There is not too much information about this available. In short, it is…

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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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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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Brain Control Robot- It’s Alive!

Saturday, December 16, 2006

The concept of “thought control”- using a brain neural interface to control a robot (or other device) takes another step forward with this research from U Washington. Rajesh…

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Urban Robot Race

Friday, December 15, 2006

“Never underestimate the power of people willing to take on a challenge.” – Ron Kurjanowicz, Grand Challenge Program Manager, Urban Challenge Participants Conference, Reston, VA, May 20, 2006…

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Geckos Grabing Gizmos in the OR

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Living gecko foot photo I took while working on med uses for their sticky pads! Click to see larger CNN reported today about the invention of synthetic-gecko.  DITM-…

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Awesome Army Videos-Terminator 2025 Battlefield Surgery Built NOW!

Saturday, December 9, 2006

If you thought my post on military technology in the operating room was cool you will not believe the next generation videos here.  James Bond may have Q…

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Army Axing High-Tech Soldier of Tomorrow- MedTech Losses Predicted

Friday, December 8, 2006
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DefenceTech reports today that the US Army has decided to axe it’s $500 Million (so far) Land Warrior Soldier of the Future program.  If this goes through the…

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