Archive for 2018

Google Meets Breast Cancer Challenge

Posted on: October 19th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

Four years ago Google bought a British artificial intelligence (AI) company called DeepMind for half a billion US dollars. The founders studied […]

Releasing the Brakes on the Immune System

Posted on: October 12th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

Last week the Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to James […]

An Outward Selling Mission to the Middle East

Posted on: October 5th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

On Monday 1st October, Arab News published a front-page story on breast cancer, stating that women in the Middle East remain reluctant […]

NCI Launches Plans for 2020

Posted on: September 28th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

A decade ago, when CapeRay was still being incubated within the University of Cape Town (UCT), we were successful in […]

Cancer in the Crosshairs

Posted on: September 21st, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

Research Contracts & Innovation (RCI) is the department at the University of Cape Town (UCT) that’s responsible for signing research […]

X-ray Interferometry – An Emerging Technology

Posted on: September 14th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

For the past decade, Marco Stampanoni and his TOMCAT team at the Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI) and the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) […]

The End of Paywalled Journals?

Posted on: September 7th, 2018 by admin

Science Europe is an association of European Research Funding Organisations based in Brussels, and earlier this week it published a controversial initiative called […]

Pseudoscience and Debunking Myths

Posted on: August 31st, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

David Gorski is a surgical oncologist at the Karmanos Cancer Institute and Professor of Surgery at Wayne State University in Detroit. He specializes in […]

Welch Found Guilty of Plagiarism

Posted on: August 24th, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

Two years ago we featured a paper by Gilbert Welch (seen right, © The Dartmouth Institute) published by the New England Journal […]

Predicting the Return of Breast Cancer

Posted on: August 17th, 2018 by admin

Clinicians do not currently have a reliable way to predict which patients treated for hormone receptor-positive (HR+) breast cancer run […]