The Power to Control Evolution is Now in Human Hands

August 31, 2017 – A backhoe on a nearby street has kept me from posting new content to 21st Century Tech blog for the last two days. My Internet Service Provider was kind enough ... Continue Reading →

Novel Biomedical Uses for Robots

July 26, 2017 – Robots are finding their way into medical practice in many ways. Here are two innovations, one already in use to make current procedures safer, and the other presenting ... Continue Reading →

Peter Diamandis Talks About Nanotechnology

May 18, 2016 – I regularly share with readers of 21st Century Tech blog, email content I receive from Peter Diamandis, of Ansari XPrize fame, one of the truly innovative thinkers ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Diabetics Get Finger Prick and Injection Reprieve

March 22, 2016 – Seoul National University researchers in Korea, working with MC10, a Massachusetts electronics company, have developed a skin patch that reads blood glucose levels ... Continue Reading →

The War on Bacteria is Moving Away from Antibiotics

July 11, 2015 – Since penicillin first arrived on the scene we have been hooked on antibiotics to fight disease. The benefit – an incredible increase in human longevity. ... Continue Reading →

Biomedical Advances Continue to Make Headlines

February 4, 2015 – In looking at recent journal articles that have significant biomedical implications I have selected four to talk about today. The first is the announcement ... Continue Reading →

The Impending Medical Revolution as Expressed by X-Prize Founder Peter Diamandis

October 5, 2014 – Rather than paraphrase the content of an e-mail I received yesterday from Peter Diamandis I am reproducing it largely in full. It is a statement about the revolution ... Continue Reading →

Piezoelectric Technology in a Pacemaker – Really?

June 28, 2014 – In a recently published article in Advanced Materials, Korean researchers at their Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) described a cardiac pacemaker ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Watch Nanotechnology Recharge a Cellphone in Less Than a Minute

April 28, 2014 – StoreDot is an Israeli company that may have the most disruptive storage technology to enter the market in the last two decades. It is the development of biological ... Continue Reading →

Biomedicine Update: Artificial Antibody Company Exceeds Crowdfunding Goal

March 18, 2014 – Apta Biosciences with offices in the U.K. and Singapore is a spinoff of a decade of research at Fujitsu Laboratories. The company recently raised about $2.7 million ... Continue Reading →