Medicine

Drug or Sci-Fi Quiz?

It is harder than one would guess, but: Can you tell if this is a fictional character/thing or the brand of a drug? Great quiz (and great text!) at Lexicon Valley

1. Alixia: Non-human female? Or cancer chemotherapy?

2. Arborlon: City? Or cream for itching?

3. Autloc: Aztec priest? Or blood pressure medication?

Tricorder Prize

Imagine a portable, wireless device in the palm of your hand that monitors and diagnoses your health conditions. That’s the technology envisioned by this competition, and it will allow unprecedented access to personal health metrics. The end result: Radical innovation in healthcare that will give individuals far greater choices in when, where, and how they receive care.

Qualcomm Tricorder X PRIZE