Posts Tagged ‘NIH’

Articles Retracted by Nobel Laureate

Posted on: September 9th, 2022 by admin

On 7 October 2019, Dr Gregg Semenza of Johns Hopkins University received a life-changing call from Sweden to say he’d been awarded […]

Free Access to Research Articles

Posted on: September 2nd, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

Fifteen years ago, the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town hosted Dr Harold Varmus, then the CEO […]

Machines that Mimic Human Creativity

Posted on: August 26th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

Each Friday morning for the past eleven years I have woken up, climbed out of bed, and had in mind […]

New Director for National Cancer Institute

Posted on: August 12th, 2022 by admin

Fifteen years ago, when CapeRay was still being incubated within the University of Cape Town (UCT), we were awarded a […]

Turning Cancer on Itself

Posted on: May 6th, 2022 by admin

Fifteen years ago, Samuel Mazin was a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford University, studying the inverse geometry of computer tomographic (CT) systems. He […]

Angels in the Crowd

Posted on: February 4th, 2022 by admin

When an entrepreneur has a novel idea for a medical device, her biggest challenge will be to secure the necessary […]

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 […]

Who Gets the Credit?

Posted on: November 12th, 2021 by admin

A patent provides protection to the inventor for 20 years, during which period the patent owner has an exclusive right […]

Has AI Been Overhyped?

Posted on: July 30th, 2021 by admin

Two weeks ago, The New York Times published an article entitled “Whatever happened to IBM’s Watson?” In 2011, the company’s supercomputer beat […]

Scientific Breakthroughs in 2020

Posted on: January 1st, 2021 by admin

It’s that time when the journal Science selects a major breakthrough from the past year, together with nine runners-up. Not […]