Earlier this year, I visited Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to report a story for US News & World Report’s Best Hospitals issue. My assignment: meet heart patients, talk to surgeons, observe operations, and then write about it. The first procedure I … Continue reading
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Tiny lights can be found on myriad electronic devices from toothbrushes and wristwatches to mobile phones and modems. All of these gadgets use flashing LED lights to communicate information in a slightly different way. While some light blinks make sense … Continue reading
Surprisingly hand-crafted. Outside: a buffed zinc outer unit. Inside: a motor spins a blower wheel at a rate of 20,000 revolutions per minute. See video below.
I was there when Steve Jobs killed the touch-screen stylus. It was at the 2007 Macworld event in San Francisco. Steve Jobs had just unveiled the first iPhone. It was an era when most smart phones had keyboards. According to … Continue reading
During my research for a story on pediatric cancer, I learned about an experimental approach that turns the immune system’s natural killer (NK) cells into cancer fighting soldiers. Dr. David Shook, at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, published … Continue reading