Posts Tagged ‘Journal Article’

End of an Era

Posted on: December 29th, 2023 by admin 10 Comments

In mid-2011, following the advice of Philip van Zyl of Get Social Media, I started writing a regular weekly blog to draw […]

The End of Mammography?

Posted on: December 22nd, 2023 by admin

For the past sixty years, mammography – an X-ray of the breast – has been the “go to” method for […]

Golden Clues to Cancer

Posted on: December 1st, 2023 by admin

My wife and I are the owners – sometimes called “pet parents” – of a golden retriever named Lila who […]

Now There’s a Great Idea!

Posted on: November 24th, 2023 by admin 3 Comments

During the past week, one of the regular readers of these blogs brought to my attention a company called Litmaps. Dubbed […]

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 […]

The Minnies and Breast Imaging

Posted on: November 3rd, 2023 by admin 2 Comments

It was 24 years ago that a new website called AuntMinnie.com was launched, providing interesting news on medical imaging. Apparently, the provenance for Aunt […]

A Novel ABUS out of Canada

Posted on: October 13th, 2023 by admin

Over the past few years, CapeRay has developed novel imaging systems such as Aceso that have incorporated automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) technology. […]

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 […]

Inspired by her Aunt

Posted on: September 22nd, 2023 by admin

In 2015, Dr Canan Dağdeviren (seen right) was busy with her post-doctoral fellowship at MIT in Boston when she received news that […]

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 […]