It took 10,000 processors to render this stunning 3D visualization of a beating heart

For a decade now, the National Science Foundation and the journal Science have been curating and awarding prizes for the best visualizations of scientific discoveries and concepts. The 2012 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge winner was this stunning computer-generated 3D visualization of a heart: This visceral, 3-d simulation of a beating heart grabbed first … Continue reading It took 10,000 processors to render this stunning 3D visualization of a beating heart

How mobile technology is transforming the health industry (keeping folks like me safer)

As a follow-up to my post yesterday about my heart attack, I thought I would share some of the innovations happening in the medical industry. The first story hits pretty close to home -- literally. San Diego-based Dr. Joshua Topol is the Chief Academic Officer of Scripps Health, and is a practicing cardiologist. On a … Continue reading How mobile technology is transforming the health industry (keeping folks like me safer)