Posts Tagged ‘History’

China Moving into First Place

Posted on: August 19th, 2022 by admin

It was over six decades ago, in 1955, that Eugene Garfield, while working on his PhD in structural linguistics at the […]

Invention and Entrepreneurship

Posted on: July 29th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

David Albert is the founder and chief medical officer of AliveCor, a ten-year-old company whose vision is “to be the 24/7 virtual […]

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); […]

A Lecture for the Ages

Posted on: June 10th, 2022 by admin 1 Comment

Yesterday marked a special occasion for Dirk Pons who delivered his professorial lecture at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, […]

Inspired by an Ancient Queen

Posted on: May 20th, 2022 by admin

A decade ago, Siddhartha Mukherjee published his prize-winning book entitled The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. He quoted from […]

Harambee: A Book is Launched

Posted on: April 29th, 2022 by admin

Yesterday saw the launch of a marvellous new book authored by Mike Bruton entitled Harambee. Published by BestRed, an imprint […]

The Value of a Logo

Posted on: January 7th, 2022 by admin

The General Electric Company – known simply as GE – was founded by Thomas Edison in 1889 and, for over 120 years, […]

53 Fridays in 2021

Posted on: December 31st, 2021 by admin 4 Comments

We know there are 52 weeks in a year, so how is it possible that today, 31 December 2021, is […]

Turning Discovery into Health

Posted on: December 17th, 2021 by admin

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has its origins in a one-room laboratory in New York City in 1887 and […]

Evaluating DBT after 10 Years

Posted on: December 3rd, 2021 by admin

Earlier this year, we described how the digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) pioneers, led by Dr Daniel Kopans, developed a screening tool that […]