Medical Devices on Fast Forward, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Open New Medical Electronic Device Realization Center  
6/27/2011 7:41:00 AM

Pacemakers are smaller than they used to be, but not really that different from one that might have kept your grandfather alive decades ago. Ultrasound machines still look pretty much the same as they did when you or your children were born. Tests for strep throat still take days to come back from the lab.