Posts Tagged ‘Nobel Prize’

Matthew Effect Confirmed

Posted on: September 16th, 2022 by admin No Comments

In 1968, Robert Merton, professor of sociology at Columbia University, contributed an article to Science entitled “The Matthew Effect in Science.” His […]

Articles Retracted by Nobel Laureate

Posted on: September 9th, 2022 by admin No Comments

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 […]

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); […]

53 Fridays in 2021

Posted on: December 31st, 2021 by admin 4 Comments

We know there are 52 weeks in a year, so how is it possible that today, 31 December 2021, is […]

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 […]

CT Turns 50

Posted on: October 8th, 2021 by admin 2 Comments

Fifty years ago on 1 October 1971, “Jamie Ambrose, a consultant radiologist at Atkinson Morley’s Hospital in Wimbledon, south London, made […]

Laugh First, and Then Think

Posted on: September 17th, 2021 by admin 1 Comment

In a few weeks’ time, we learn who will be awarded the Nobel Prizes for 2021. As we have previously […]

Mothers of Invention

Posted on: June 18th, 2021 by admin

We are all familiar with the proverb, “Necessity is the mother of invention,” the origins of which are attributed to Aesop’s Fables […]

Changing of the Guard

Posted on: January 22nd, 2021 by admin

In an impressive ceremony held in Washington, DC this past Wednesday, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as president and […]