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NYT: Palm-Size Ultrasound Scans Safely

I knew this would be here one day when I first saw a big one in medical school and here (NYT free registration required) it is: “Despite its compact components, the iLook works like any other ultrasound machine. It transmits high-frequency sound waves through the body with a probe placed on the skin. The device calculates the speed of the sound waves’ echoes and constructs real-time diagnostic images of structures inside the body.”