Posts Tagged ‘History’

Celebrating a Special Day

Posted on: November 10th, 2023 by admin No Comments

On Wednesday this week, 8 November 2023, three organisations – the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the European Society […]

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 […]

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 […]

3D Ultrasound: How’s that Work?

Posted on: July 14th, 2023 by admin

It was almost 52 years ago that engineer Godfrey Hounsfield and radiologist James Ambrose carried out the first computed tomography (CT) scans, […]

A Cureus Impact Factor?

Posted on: July 7th, 2023 by admin

In case you may be wondering, the second word in today’s title should not be “Curious”! In fact, Cureus is the name […]

Anatomy of Writing a Book

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

Twenty years ago, I had the good fortune to spend a sabbatical year in Dublin. After delivering a guest lecture […]

An Extraordinary Biographer

Posted on: December 30th, 2022 by admin

Eleven years ago, I wrote a blog, “In pursuit of the perfect design,” which was in fact a book review. The […]

A Life Well Lived

Posted on: December 23rd, 2022 by admin

Earlier this month, the European Society of Radiology announced the passing of Professor Guozhen Li (seen right, © Min.News) who died at the […]

A Peek into the Future

Posted on: December 2nd, 2022 by admin 1 Comment

Eleven years ago, we reviewed the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, by oncologist Dr Siddhartha Mukherjee (© […]

It’s Time for the Minnies!

Posted on: October 28th, 2022 by admin

In 1999, a website called AuntMinnie.com was launched, and for the past 23 years it has provided a focal point where the […]