Posts Tagged ‘Launch’

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 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 […]

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 […]

Find It Early Act

Posted on: August 18th, 2023 by admin 1 Comment

It’s hard to believe but today marks 12 years since I started writing these Friday blogs, which means there have […]

When the Editors Walked Out

Posted on: May 19th, 2023 by admin

It was 20 years ago when the Public Library of Science (PLOS) – motivated by Nobel Laureate Harold Varmus – launched its […]

Covid … and a Silver Lining

Posted on: April 21st, 2023 by admin

Two weeks ago, Linda Geddes, the science correspondent for The Guardian, contributed two articles, the first describing how the Covid pandemic ushered in […]

A New Scholarship is Launched

Posted on: April 7th, 2023 by admin 4 Comments

It was just two years ago that we marked the untimely passing of Tania Douglas, co-founder and board member of CapeRay, following […]

New WHO Roadmap for Breast Cancer

Posted on: February 10th, 2023 by admin

Last Saturday, 4 February 2023, marked World Cancer Day and, in advance of this annual event, the World Health Organization (WHO) released […]

GE HealthCare Spins Out

Posted on: January 6th, 2023 by admin 2 Comments

In a long-anticipated move, this past Wednesday GE spun out its healthcare division with a listing on the NASDAQ stock exchange. After […]

1.5 Billion Women Lack Health Screening

Posted on: September 23rd, 2022 by admin

On Wednesday this week, Hologic released its second annual global women’s health index (GWHI), which provides a framework for achieving comprehensive progress. […]