An online documentary series follows London EMTs. An MIT grad wins $30'000 with his medical device invention. How radium destroyed lives in the name of medical innovation.
How We Learned to Stop Loving Radium
Radium was once trumpeted as a miracle substance for everything from medical device “innovation” to cosmetics...now we know better. [The Atlantic
Medical Device Wins Grad Student $30K Lemelson-MIT Collegiate Student Prize.
Grad student Nikolai Begg's invention- a device to assist doctors with minimally invasive surgery has netted him this year's Lemelson-MIT Collegiate Student Prize. The student prize is "awarded annually to a MIT senior or graduate student who has created or improved a product or process, applied a technology in a new way, redesigned a system, or in other ways displayed a portfolio of inventiveness." [CBS Boston
Documentary Web Series Goes Inside the World of London's First Responders
First Responders Network has debuted a new reality web series “Code Stemi” that follows EMTs in London. The show's teaser reads, “We bring you stories of how individuals are creating model systems of care around the world and improving patient care, where you live shouldn’t determine if you live, but it does…” Watch the trailer below. [First Responders Network