Malaria-zapping Laser

May 15, 2010 § Leave a comment

If only more geeks would put their skills to use like this, that brighter future wouldn’t seem so far away.

The Unreusable Syringe

October 30, 2009 § Leave a comment

The reuse of syringes is one of the major causes for the spread of AIDS, and accounts for more deaths annually than malaria.

In this TED Talk, British inventor Marc Koska presents the problem and a low-cost solution.

Surgery’s past, present and robotic future

June 24, 2009 § Leave a comment

Check out this interesting TED talk by surgeon and inventor Catherine Mohr, tracing the history of surgery from pre-anesthesia to the newest inventions in robotic surgery.

Hat tip to Vijay.

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