Author Archives: lbeier2015

Vibrating Pen Helps Parkinson Patients Write

Parkinson’s disease is a life changing diagnosis with multiple symptoms that makes once simple tasks, like writing, difficult. Researchers have developed a vibrating pen that helps Parkinson patient write more legibly. Could this technology be adapted to other tasks? Full

Vibrating Pen Helps Parkinson Patients Write

Parkinson’s disease is a life changing diagnosis with multiple symptoms that makes once simple tasks, like writing, difficult. Researchers have developed a vibrating pen that helps Parkinson patient write more legibly. Could this technology be adapted to other tasks? Full

The Exponential Growth of Computer Processing Power of the Last 50 Years

While this article might not be medical oriented, we all know now how much of medicine is reliant on technology. This article highlights “Moore’s Law” (A statement made back in the 1965 about processing power of computers doubling every 2

The Exponential Growth of Computer Processing Power of the Last 50 Years

While this article might not be medical oriented, we all know now how much of medicine is reliant on technology. This article highlights “Moore’s Law” (A statement made back in the 1965 about processing power of computers doubling every 2

One Step Closer to GATTACA

Scientists are developing new techniques to alter the human (well… mouse for now) genome, but not in the nucleus. These scientists have turned their attention to damaged/diseased DNA that exist in the┬ámitochondria, taking an early step in eradicating genetic disorders

One Step Closer to GATTACA

Scientists are developing new techniques to alter the human (well… mouse for now) genome, but not in the nucleus. These scientists have turned their attention to damaged/diseased DNA that exist in the┬ámitochondria, taking an early step in eradicating genetic disorders