Near IR Vein Reader at CES 2007

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

I have written a lot on the use of near ir (NIR) technology for visualizing veins through your skin.  Beyond this use, using wavelengths of light beyond normal…

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CES OLED Innovation for Future Med

Tuesday, January 9, 2007

click for high res Engadget reports a new Sony OLED HD TV at CES– I can guarantee you will see OLED’s in a next generation surgical video display…

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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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CES 2007 Innovation- Medical Future Tech

Monday, January 8, 2007

  CES 2007 is in full swing in Las Vegas.  As you know thi sis a pure consumer gadget conference.  What’s this got to do with med tech…

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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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2006 Medical Weblog Award Voting Open! Vote for Us!

Thursday, January 4, 2007

The 2006 medical weblog award voting at medgadget has opened.  I am honored that docinthemachine is a nominee in the best medical technology and best new medical blog…

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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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FDA Humanitarian Device Approval for Fetal Surgery

Tuesday, December 26, 2006

        The FDA approved a device set for fetal surgery from Karl Storz Endoscopy America (KSEA) under its little known humanitarian device exemption (HDE) program. …

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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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