Ireland, homeland of my last name, has some great ideas to improve health technology. The following three videos are from the “big ideas” showcase 2011.
First up, Dr. Padraig McAuliffe, with a splint for your teeth. His splint idea should decrease tooth grinding, mouth pain, and recurring dental costs:
Second, Dr. Gerard Lacey with an improved endoscopy tool for colon cancer screening:
And finally, Dr. Dominic Murphy with a highly improved optical measurement system. Dr. Murphy isn’t exactly thrilling to watch in this video, but his new concepts certainly have some excitement: