Archive for September, 2023

Peer Review at a Crossroads

Posted on: September 29th, 2023 by admin 2 Comments

What are the origins of peer review? In September 2015 I addressed this question in my Friday blog, pointing out that The […]

Inspired by her Aunt

Posted on: September 22nd, 2023 by admin

In 2015, Dr Canan Dağdeviren (seen right) was busy with her post-doctoral fellowship at MIT in Boston when she received news that […]

Ig Nobel Prizes Awarded

Posted on: September 15th, 2023 by admin

For over 30 years, editors at the Annals of Improbable Research have awarded the Ig Nobel Prizes which are parodies of the […]

Will Radiologists Become Redundant?

Posted on: September 8th, 2023 by admin

Two papers were published this week, one in Radiology that compared the performance of radiologists with an AI algorithm in reading mammograms, […]

Screening Doesn’t Save Lives?

Posted on: September 1st, 2023 by admin

Earlier this week researchers from Norway, led by Dr Michael Bretthauer (seen right), published a paper in JAMA Internal Medicine entitled “Estimated […]