Conducting effective literature searches

Searching the literature can take various forms, ranging from a quick scan of recent publications to a formal,...

thrombomiR™ microRNA qPCR test kit

TAmiRNA’s new thrombomiRTM microRNA qPCR kit provides a novel but easy to use tool for analyzing platelet-function...

Good But Not Original!

Plagiarism has long been a source of contention in research – Newton and Leibniz spent decades accusing each other...

A Disturbance in the Force

Sadly the news has been released today that Professor Hans Rosling, who garnered a reputation as the 'Jedi master of...

Grasping the Concept

Full protocols take time to draft and review. The minutiae of a study’s methodology and/or design often distract...

Aerobic Exercise Preserves Brain Volume and Improves Cognitive Function

Researchers found that adults who have mild cognitive impairment and exercised four times a week experienced an ...

Cardiovascular Health Associated with Cellular Age

A preliminary study, the data for which was presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions at the...

Looking out for a hero!

We all need heroes - people who can champion our cause - helping the world to understand our rationale and get...

A kill for predatory journals

We all get them, some of us more than 10 a day, emails from journals suggesting we publish in their august pages....

Does acne protect cells from ageing?

Scientists at King's College London have reported how past acne sufferers are likely to have longer telomeres in...

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