medicine

New crowdfunding sites apply Kickstarter model to health and medicine

Scientists looking for for research funding and health-care entrepreneurs seeking venture funding may now have two new options: Medstartr and IAMScientist. The recently launched startups aim to capitalize on the successful model used by crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter to provide a platform for researchers and innovators to build awareness and raise capital.

July 24, 2012 ·

Medicine

Medicine

Philips Introduces Medical Technology for Safer Childbirth

It has an intuitive user interface which provides flexibility to serve patients in any care setting across a wide range of applications, including cardiology, abdominal, obstetrics, fertility, vascular, breast and musculoskeletal imaging.

June 26, 2012 ·

Medicine

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Crowdsourcing Science at TEDGlobal

TEDGlobal officially opened today with a focus on "Radical Openness," or the breakdown of traditional boundaries via social networking, crowdsourcing, open sourcing, and collaboration.

This afternoon's session looked at the rise of do-it-yourself invention and the virtual collaborative tools that are driving the growth of the new industrial revolution.

June 26, 2012 ·

Medicine

Digital Health