I thought I would use my column this month to discuss RevolutionHealth.com. After spending some time surfi ng around the site, I've concluded that it just might be the most over-hyped health information website ever launched. It's an all-around healthcare information portal, with a few interesting features, but there's nothing revolutionary at all.
W. Vaughn McCall, MD, MS, professor and chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, spends his days practicing psychiatry and his nights playing in a rock band.
Anirban Bandyopadhyay, PhD, artifi cial intelligence and molecular electronics scientist, National Institute for Materials Science at Tsukuba, Japan, talks about the "Nano-brain," a brain neuron-inspired, microscopic computer made up of 17 duroquinone molecules sitting in a ring pattern on a gold surface. The assembly has the potential to perform more than 4.3 billion commands at once, and could have far-reaching implications for medicine.