These ER Docs Invented a Real Star Trek Tricorder

by Larry Emmott on May 11, 2017

in Diagnostics,Future Tech

From NBC News:

…the tricorder was a handheld medical device that could scan a patient, read his or her vital signs, and diagnose problems in minutes. A working prototype invented by a Philadelphia-based emergency room physician Basil Harris may not look like the ones used by Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy and Commander Beverly Crusher throughout the sci-fi series, but it’s advanced enough to offer a medical diagnosis in minutes and anyone can use it.

Source: These ER Docs Invented a Real Star Trek Tricorder – NBC News

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