The Next Revolution in Medical Devices: Self-Design and Prototyping

Monday, September 27, 2010
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have just returned from the Maker Faire and have seen the future of medical device innovation, invention, and design– Self-design and rapid home prototyping.  For those unfamiliar with…

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How Smartdust, Souveillance, Web 3.0, and Personalized Genetics Will Transform the Future of Medical Diagnostics

Monday, February 25, 2008

There has been a flurry of debate in the military, industrial, and privacy sectors on “smartdust” and the concept of “souveillance” – but no one has yet realized…

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New Flexible Biodegradable Battery Invented

Monday, August 13, 2007

ars technica reports on the invention of a paper thin flexible biodegradable battery. Researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and MIT have developed a new material that eliminates the…

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Bionic Friday Posts

Friday, March 23, 2007

For your enjoyment today – a collection of forward thinking docinthemachine posts about robotics and bionic humans.  Take a minute today to push your mind a decade into…

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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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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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Future Vision in Surgery: Let the Podcasts Begin!

Friday, March 9, 2007

Here it is folks, docinthemachine’s first podcast to play on the site.  This piece is near and dear to my heart.  The Topic is “Future Vision” – and it’s…

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DARPA 2007 Pt2: Major Achievements, Future Plans, & Medical Benefits

Saturday, February 10, 2007

As I previously reported, DARPA has announced its strategic plan for 2007.  In this part 2 of my analysis of what their future will bring us, I will…

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New Swallowable Pillcam Aims to Sniff not Just Look

Monday, January 22, 2007

I have written a lot about the coming radical transformation of medicine where traditional surgery will be replaced by remote sensing and interventional devices. You can read background about…

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