17-year-old Brittany Wenger wins a grand prize at the second annual Google Science Fair for her project on improving breast cancer diagnosis accuracy using artificial neural networks.
We know that Surgery, Chemotherapy and Radiation are the best-known methods for treating cancer. A new fourth tool called Tumor Treating Fields (TTF), uses electric fields to interrupt cancer cell division.
It was my first class today for BME 513 course at University of Southern California, when my instructor Prof. Vasilis Z. Marmarelis explained about his breakthrough invention to detect breast cancer lesions. Here is an article, highlighting the points discussed in those 5 minutes of his talk about his massive 11 year long research.
Steve Jobs’ Apple iPhone proves to be another benefaction to biomedical fraternity. After the explosively successful bandwagon of Dr. Albert’s iPhonECG, its FotoFinder’s handyscope this time. Handyscope is World’s First Mobile Connected Digital Dermatoscope. Lets explore this magnificent technology from scratch …
I recently came across a very interesting abstract in a latest issue of the journal Lab on a Chip. It encompassed details of a new biomedical device and techniques that would allow effective detection of biomarkers in a blood sample in a matter of minutes rather than days or weeks.