Archive for February, 2013

The Case of the Dancing Gorilla

Posted on: February 22nd, 2013 by admin 1 Comment

Fifteen years ago two Boston scientists, Daniel Simons and Christopher Chabris, were studying selective attention. They devised an experiment that has become a […]

E-Cigarettes in Regulatory No Man’s Land

Posted on: February 15th, 2013 by admin

Until a decade ago there was some debate whether smoking increased the risk of breast cancer. However, there is now consensus that active smoking […]

Tweeting for Medical Devices

Posted on: February 8th, 2013 by admin 1 Comment

Eighteen months ago we published a blog that referred to the Western Cape region of South Africa as “a hotbed of medical device development.” […]

Breast Cancer Screening Causes Harm

Posted on: February 1st, 2013 by admin

Every year the National Health Service in the United Kingdom spends £96 million on its breast screening programme. Despite a commissioned report by an eminent physician, […]