Posts Tagged ‘Controversy’

Correcting Our Errors

Posted on: November 17th, 2023 by admin 1 Comment

Five years ago, I published two blogs about research misconduct, touching on the treatment of women with breast cancer. The first […]

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 […]

Student Topples Stanford’s President

Posted on: August 4th, 2023 by admin

On 9 December 2022 we reported that the president of Stanford University, Marc Tessier-Lavigne, a prize-winning neuroscientist, and former biotech leader (seen […]

Peer Review of Grants by AI?

Posted on: July 21st, 2023 by admin 2 Comments

It was 30 years ago, when I was a professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville […]

A Flurry of Screening Advice

Posted on: May 12th, 2023 by admin 1 Comment

Advocates on all sides of the breast screening debate are agreed that the earlier a malignant tumour is detected, the […]

What Happened in AI this Week?

Posted on: March 31st, 2023 by admin

This past week has been particularly busy for the field of artificial intelligence (AI). An open letter from Future of Life Institute […]

NIH’s TikTok Moment

Posted on: March 24th, 2023 by admin

What is it about the USA and China? Yesterday, the CEO of TikTok, Shou Zi Chew, was grilled for over five hours by […]

Stanford’s Leader Under Scrutiny

Posted on: December 9th, 2022 by admin

An important tenet of the scientific enterprise is that research published in the peer-reviewed literature is based on integrity and […]

Articles Retracted by Nobel Laureate

Posted on: September 9th, 2022 by admin

On 7 October 2019, Dr Gregg Semenza of Johns Hopkins University received a life-changing call from Sweden to say he’d been awarded […]

Nobel Prize Controversies

Posted on: July 22nd, 2022 by admin

Over the years, there have been three medical imaging technologies whose developers have been awarded a Nobel Prize: X-rays (1901); […]