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Doctors develop a pill-sized 3D camera to help them diagnose cancer

One Step Closer To Real Medical Tech Breakthrough... If Immigration Law Doesn't Get In The Way

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Six years ago, we wrote about Andy Kessler's fascinating book, The End of Medicine, which got me to totally rethink how nearly every society approaches healthcare today. Even though the book is years old, I recommend it frequently. The key issue is that we still tend to treat healthcare as...
One Step Closer To Real Medical Tech Breakthrough... If Immigration Law Doesn't Get In The Way

Google's original Android mascot would have given children everywhere horrible nightmares

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It’s a good thing that companies don’t normally let software engineers produce marketing materials. Exhibit A is Android engineer Dan Morrill, who posted pictures on his Google+ page this week showing his original stand-in concept art for Google’s (GOOG) Android logo that he prepared for a presentation. In short, Morrill’s...
Google's original Android mascot would have given children everywhere horrible nightmares

Mobisante raises $4.2M for smartphone-based ultrasound imaging system

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Mobisante, the Redmond-based company that makes ultrasound technology viewable on a smartphone or tablet, just pulled in $4.2 million in fresh funding to continue providing customers with a low-cost alternative to other expensive high-end portable ultrasound systems. Founded in 2009 by Sailesh Chutani — a former Microsoft mobile exec — and David Zar...
Mobisante raises $4.2M for smartphone-based ultrasound imaging system

Spleen-on-a-chip uses magnetic nanobeads to rid blood of pathogens

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We live in a world where we can't quite replace our internal organs without having another internal organ on standby. Every so often, there is a breakthrough in prosthetic, bionic limb technology, but humans can't quite replace their entire hearts or brains with a machine counterpart as of yet. The...
Spleen-on-a-chip uses magnetic nanobeads to rid blood of pathogens

How Indiegogo Turns Tragic Stories Like Lydia Tillman's Into Interactive Social Justice

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Jacob Tillman remembers exactly where he was when he learned that his younger sister, Lydia, had been brought to the hospital in Denver, Colorado, after being raped, beaten, and doused with bleach in her apartment, which her attacker set on fire on July 4, 2011. Lydia narrowly escaped death by...
How Indiegogo Turns Tragic Stories Like Lydia Tillman's Into Interactive Social Justice
First ever: UK scientists use 3D printer to print human stem cells

Caesarean sections result in infections for one in ten patients, study finds

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NHS urged to make reduction of problem a priority as overweight and teenage mothers found to be most likely to sufferOne in 10 women who have a baby by caesarean section go on to develop an infection around their scar, which causes them pain and discomfort and forces some to...
Caesarean sections result in infections for one in ten patients, study finds
Intel will stop producing its own desktop motherboards

Parasitic wasp larvae clean house by sanitizing cockroaches

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Parasitic wasps check out a cockroach egg. UFL.edu The life history of Ampulex compressa, the emerald cockroach wasp, is likely to make you squirm. A female wasp stings a cockroach—momentarily paralyzing its front legs—and drags it by its antennae to her burrow, where she glues a single egg to...
Parasitic wasp larvae clean house by sanitizing cockroaches
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