Posts Tagged ‘Funding’

Hoofbeats of Zebras

Posted on: August 13th, 2021 by admin

There is an aphorism in clinical medicine – “When you hear hoofbeats, think of horses not zebras” – which means young doctors […]

Has AI Been Overhyped?

Posted on: July 30th, 2021 by admin

Two weeks ago, The New York Times published an article entitled “Whatever happened to IBM’s Watson?” In 2011, the company’s supercomputer beat […]

Incentives for Publications

Posted on: July 23rd, 2021 by admin

We are all familiar with the aphorism, “Publish or perish,” challenging academics that unless they publish in reputable journals their […]

The DBT Pioneers

Posted on: June 25th, 2021 by admin

Digital breast tomosynthesis – DBT – has its origins in Holland in the 1930s when the neuroradiologist and electrical engineer George Ziedses […]

Local Lad Makes Good

Posted on: June 11th, 2021 by admin

As South Africans, we take pride in highlighting a successful person’s links to our country when describing their accomplishments on […]

When Peer Review Gets Nasty

Posted on: June 4th, 2021 by admin 1 Comment

Today’s issue of Science highlights an astonishing story about a Dutch scientist – Elisabeth Bik (seen right, © AAAS) – who is […]

Deal Making During a Pandemic

Posted on: May 28th, 2021 by admin

One of the final acts when a deal is consummated is for the two parties to shake hands. However, since […]

Breast Cancer in 2040

Posted on: April 9th, 2021 by admin

In an effort to cope with the current and future burden of cancer in the United States, researchers have recognized […]

Investing in Cancer Detection

Posted on: April 2nd, 2021 by admin

It is a sobering statistic – one out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. However, […]

And the Winner is …

Posted on: November 27th, 2020 by admin

James Dyson is the inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner and other consumer products, including the Airblade hand dryer, an ultrasonic humidifier […]