Posts Tagged ‘Nobel Prize’

Celebrating a Special Day

Posted on: November 10th, 2023 by admin

On Wednesday this week, 8 November 2023, three organisations – the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the European Society […]

It’s the First Week in October, so …

Posted on: October 6th, 2023 by admin

It’s the first week in October, so this is the time of year when researchers the world over who believe […]

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 […]

3D Ultrasound: How’s that Work?

Posted on: July 14th, 2023 by admin

It was almost 52 years ago that engineer Godfrey Hounsfield and radiologist James Ambrose carried out the first computed tomography (CT) scans, […]

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 […]

Cancer Surgeon to Lead NIH

Posted on: April 28th, 2023 by admin 1 Comment

When CapeRay was still in its infancy at the University of Cape Town (UCT), Kit Vaughan and Tania Douglas were […]

MRI for the Little Guy

Posted on: February 24th, 2023 by admin

One of the major breakthroughs in medical science during the last two decades of the 20th century was the introduction of […]

Anatomy of Writing a Book

Posted on: February 17th, 2023 by admin 1 Comment

Twenty years ago, I had the good fortune to spend a sabbatical year in Dublin. After delivering a guest lecture […]

First to File versus First to Invent

Posted on: January 20th, 2023 by admin

Over the past six years, CapeRay has had significant success with the award of key patents in the field of […]

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 […]