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INVENTORS, NOT AI-VENTORS: The Patent Act Requires an “Inventor” to Be a Natural Person

THALER V. VIDAL Before Moore, Taranto, and Stark. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Summary: Under the Patent Act , an...

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Medical imaging isotopes are used to diagnose various diseases, such as cancer and coronary artery disease, and to evaluate brain, lung, kidney, and liver... Read More »
Around the world, 250,000 women die every year because of complications from pregnancy and childbirth, a leading cause of death and disability among women of... Read More »
Three-dimensional spatial visualization plays a tremendously important role in medicine. Whether doctors are analyzing a CT, MRI, X-ray or ultrasound (among many... Read More »
Engineers at the California Institute of Technology have developed a new imaging technique that may lead to advances in solid-tissue imaging and in cancer treatment... Read More »
Aurora SterlingI've heard that most chemotherapy drugs are light-sensitive. How exciting to be able to harness what is generally considered a weakness today into a new path for treatment.
Jun 28, 2012
A study published this week in Science demonstrates the potential of free-electron lasers (FEL) to obtain high-resolution structural insight into macromolecules. An... Read More »
A technique developed in consultation with NASA was initially intended to detect early bone loss in astronauts confined to zero gravity. But, it is also proving... Read More »
Daniel PorterSounds like a great breakthrough that will be easy enough to implement. No mention of how much equipment is necessary for the calcium urinalysis -- could this eventually become a reasonably portable device?
May 30, 2012
Doctors can now see behind the eardrum to diagnose chronic ear infections, thanks to a new medical imaging device, which could usher in a new suite... Read More »
Here's your weekly wrap up of the top medical news! Baby kept alive with world’s smallest artificial heart Italian doctors are reporting that... Read More »
Aurora SterlingThe connections between industry and research are always interesting
Jul 5, 2012
University of Iowa neuroscientist John Wemmie’s studies suggest that pH changes are important for normal brain activity and increased acidity is linked to... Read More »
Imaging the loss of nerve function in the heart may identify patients with the highest risk of sudden cardiac arrest, who are the most likely to benefit from... Read More »
The use of single positron emission computed tomography (SPECT)/CT imaging is changing the clinical management in a significant number of thyroid cancer patients... Read More »
A PhD student in bioengineering at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is developing a new imaging technique that could improve the way breast cancer is... Read More »
Investigators from the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, have shown that in most elderly patients invasive and expensive techniques, i.e. lumbar puncture and PET... Read More »
A study revealed that a scan of the heart can safely and quickly rule out the possibility of a heart attack in patients who come to emergency rooms experiencing chest ... Read More »
Photoacoustic tomography can 'see' in color and detail several inches beneath the skin, using a combination of light and sound waves. Photographing inside the ... Read More »
Research indicates that applying new techniques to magnetic resonance pulmonary angiography (MRPA), which uses magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), significantly... Read More »
Contouring medical images -- deciding what tissue is normal and what is cancerous in an MRI, ultrasound, CT or other scan -- can be a tricky business. First... Read More »
We often marvel at the newest and most cutting edge technologies in medical care and their impact on restoring health and prolonging life. Just last week, I wrote on... Read More »
Ann ConkleI agree. This is very exciting research with the potential to change the availability of important diagnoses in remote or underserved areas.
Jan 30, 2012
Arpit SharmaNice, specially for remote locations
Jan 27, 2012
Scientists have developed a new way to create electromagnetic Terahertz (THz) waves or T-rays -- the technology behind full-body security scanners. The researchers... Read More »
Researchers at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), part of the National Institutes of Health, have developed a new way... Read More »
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