Posts Tagged ‘History’

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 […]

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 […]