This is the press release from the National Academy of Inventors:
National Academy of Inventors announces 2012 NAI Charter Fellows
98 academic inventors and innovators elected to high honor
TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2012)—The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named 98 innovators to NAI Charter Fellow status, representing 54 prestigious research universities and non-profit research institutes.
Together, the new Fellows hold more than 3,200 U.S. patents.
(Editor's Note: This post shows a wonderful example of the collaborative, innovative and entrepreneurial ethic that ISB nurtures. Even if the science or technology is difficult to explain concisely, the cross-disciplinary and integrative nature of how our work is done and the pioneering spirit come through. How cool is that?)
Kristian Swearingen and the re-engineered FAIMS device.
The Health and Human Service human research regulations are being revised. Scientists' input on whole genome sequencing data may shape the future of research. It's great that the article below says that change is "imminent."
Dr. Eric Topol was a guest on KUOW/NPR (mp3 audio) this morning to discuss his new book "The Creative Destruction of Medicine" which talks about how the digital revolution can dramatically change healthcare and the practice of medicine.