Archive for April, 2007

Cool Product Expo 2007

The Cool Product Expo which took place at Stanford University this month is designed to generate interest in and excitement around “cool” products and companies in the field of manufacturing and design. An attendee walking through the expo will likely encounter budding start-ups, university research lab projects, the latest R&D from global manufacturers, the best [...]

Spray-On Computers in Medicine

Scottish scientists have developed “Spray-On Computers” for healthcare. Also known as ‘speckled computing,” this newest computing technology is entirely self-powered, self-networking digital “specks” which will be capable of collecting volumes of data on patients. The tiny computer is the size of a matchstick head, thousands of which can be sprayed onto patients to give a [...]

MEG Scanners – A Faster View of the Brain

Magneto-encephalography, or MEG, scanners are a technology that has been around for over a decade but recent improvements in computing technology have made it one of the most powerful tools in the hands of scientists to observe important details about epilepsy, brain tumors, emotions, pain perception and more. Researchers at the University of Alabama at [...]