Time: 09/09/2013 10:00 AM EDT
“Do you ever hear about a new technology and say to yourself, ‘I saw Bones do that on the old Star Trek series’? Or do you watch a medical procedure on a documentary and quickly realizing it looks like something from Star Trek? These five technologies will prove to you that yesterday’s science fiction is today's technology. Techno Granny reports on: smart phones that do kidney tests.....sprayable energy.....surgery with Google Glasss......new eco-friendly building material and digital autopsies....
Paying attention to science fiction because the future of science is today and it’s rooted in the science fiction of yesterday”.
In the world of health care, technology is vital. Researchers from around the world receive millions of dollars to explore various ways technology can be advanced to save lives, heal and improve the health of individuals. In the August 30, 2013 issue of gizmag.com reporter Antonio Pasolini uncovers the latest smart phone adaptations that allow diabetics and other individuals plagued with kidney disease to self-monitor levels of the blood protein albumin in their urine.
|UCLA' portable testing kit for kidney problems|
The article “, Portable device works with smartphone to perform kidney tests,” outlines the advantages of using this new technology developed by researchers at the University of California. The benefits are promising on a number of levels; the tool weighs just 5.3 ounces, is compatible with Android and Apple phones, proclaims accuracy to within less than 10 micrograms per milliliter, testing can be completed within 5 minutes and this is expected to be a cost efficient and time saving tool for patients and physicians.
Joanne Quinn-Smith is the Creative Energy Officer of Dreamweaver Marketing Associates in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and an expert on Web 2.0 Branding, 2009 National SBA Small Business Journalist of the Year, Author "Folly of Marketing Plan in Your Head, 101 Compelling Reasons to Write One." Available at:http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DHKVJOG
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