Handheld ultrasound machines smaller than a newborn and viewable on your Smart Phone may have a spectacular impact on the abortion debate.
Technology Review reports:
Two years ago, computer engineers at Washington University in St. Louis created a prototype that took ultrasound imaging to a new level of mobility and connectivity—they connected an ultrasound probe to a smart phone. Now a startup awaiting clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration hopes to begin selling the device next year.
Obviously, this amazing technology at a fraction of the cost of a typical ultrasound has all sorts of beneficial applications for the healthcare industry. And people much smarter than I will...READ MORE