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For True Innovation: See Bell Labs, c. 1960s

February 28, 2012

A terrific article from the NYT. Innovation and the Bell Labs Miracle – NYTimes.com :

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Neural-Prosthetic Interface: The Prosthetics Breakthrough That Could Fuse Nerves With Fake Limbs

February 27, 2012

The Prosthetics Breakthrough That Could Fuse Nerves With Fake Limbs :

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"Active" video games like Wii Fit won’t boost kids’ physical activity: Study – HealthPop – CBS News

February 27, 2012

“Active” video games like Wii Fit won’t boost kids’ physical activity: Study – HealthPop – CBS News : ‘via Blog this’

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Permission to Get Excited? Granted. Meet NODE: a modular, handheld powerhouse of sensors by George Yu — Kickstarter

February 27, 2012

Please imagine the possibilities. Here we now have a mesh of inexpensive sensors one can purchase and control entirely from ones’ smartphone. Again, we at SALSA posit that real medical innovation is coming from outside- and working its way in.

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Wireless Charging: It’s here. Buckle up, amigos.

February 27, 2012

Here we go: I think we can now clearly see that wireless (inductive) charging is with us. Buckle up, amigos, cutting the cord here will make wifi seem provincial.

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Limb Salvage in Parma, Italia, circa 1100…

February 26, 2012

This courtesy of our long-time friend Dr. Lenny LaManna, who is touring Parma, Italy as we speak. Indeed, what’s old is new.

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Body heat: Fun for you, fun for your phone’s battery.

February 26, 2012

Researchers develop battery boosting Power Felt, encourages you to sit on your phone

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Self-heated underwear (and sidewalks)? Two words: carbon nanotubes

February 26, 2012

Carbon Nanotube Coated Fibers Could One Day Lead To Self-Heating Clothing :

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Snap on, snap off, stay dry, don’t slip: Swappable Soles Let These Boots Adapt To Any Condition

February 26, 2012

Swappable Soles Let These Boots Adapt To Any Condition :

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Medical News:Supercomputer ‘Watson’ Tries Its Hand at Medicine – in Meeting Coverage, HIMSS from MedPage Today

February 25, 2012

Medical News:Supercomputer ‘Watson’ Tries Its Hand at Medicine – in Meeting Coverage, HIMSS from MedPage Today :

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