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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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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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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Grand Rounds, Vol. 3 No. 12 is Up

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

 Grand Rounds, Vol. 3 No. 12 – (and another great well rounded one) is up at Anxiety, Addiction and Depression Treatments  a really fascinating mental health site.  Once again…

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More on Longevity and Telomeres- Answers from the Researcher

Sunday, December 10, 2006

I recently posted on the new research linking telomere length (telomeres are the protective end caps on DNA) to human longevity.  This information came from a leading fertility…

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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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