Assessing scientific research by 'citation wake' detects Nobel laureates' papers

Ranking scientific papers in order of importance is an inherently subjective task, yet that doesn't keep researchers...

Debunking Common Myths About Clinical Trials

MYTH 1: Clinical trial volunteers are merely human guinea pigs. 

MYTH 2:  Informed consent is just reading...

The Obesity Fix

McKinsey & Company recently issued ...

NEJM - Are physicians really scared of how “savvy” pharma is online?

In the November 13 edition of The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) a Perspective piece authored by Christopher...

Drug can repair spinal cord injuries, study shows

A drug that can encourage nerves in the spinal cord to grow and repair injuries has been developed by US...

Wireless Nanorod-Nanotube Film Enables Light Stimulation of Blind Retina

Scientists have developed a new light-sensitive film that could one day form the basis of a prosthetic retina to...

Changes in smokers' brains when quitting can predict likelihood of relapse

Earlier this year, the researchers - from Penn Medicine in Philadelphia, PA - demonstrated in a study published in ...

Scientists detect brain network that gives humans superior reasoning skills

Scientists have found mounting brain evidence that helps explain how humans have excelled at "relational reasoning...

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