Did you know?

Did you know?

Did you know?

  • that computer software developed by a New Mexico company
    adds a touch-like component to 3-D ultrasound technology. The e-TOUCH software
    replicates the sensation of touch through a special stylus traced over, for
    instance, the ultrasound image of an unborn child. Used together with a CT
    scan or MRI image, the software lets a physician feel textures and surfaces of
    a patient's body, similar to what occurs once an operation is already under
    way.
  • that the number of Americans diagnosed with cancer each
    year is expected to double by 2050. THE ANNUAL Report to the Nation on the
    Status of Cancer says that as the U.S. population grows and ages, the number
    of newly diagnosed cancer patients will rise from 1.3 million persons to 2.6
    million.
  • that President Bush has signed legislation to hire more
    investigators and invest in new technologies to keep tabs on foreign visitors.
    "We must know who's coming into our country and why they're coming,"
    Bush said. The bill would also require that passports issued after 2003 be
    tamper-resistant and that visitors carry documents that can be read by machine
    and identify the bearer with biometrics, such as face recognition or retinal
    scanning technology.
  • that Applied Digital Solutions have announced that Frank E.
    Lalley, President and CEO of the company's Computer Equity (Compec) and
    Government Telecommunications (GTI) subsidiaries, has been appointed to the
    additional position of Vice President for Government Solutions. Commenting on
    the new appointment for Mr. Lalley, Scott R. Silverman, President of Applied
    Digital Solutions, said:  "With the attention that VeriChip, Digital
    Angel and Thermo Life have attracted from all levels of government, it was
    imperative to bring in someone with Frank Lalley's extensive experience and
    reputation for effective leadership in the public sector.  His
    knowledge, expertise and vast network of governmental contacts will help
    enormously as we respond to the needs of various government agencies for our
    advanced technology solutions
    ."