August 2016 archive

Aug 18

A mother’s battle with neuroblastoma

A very nice piece of journalist’s story about neuroblastoma through a mother’s view. I met the mother personally at the 4th Neuroblastoma Research Symposium in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK in November 2015. Susan Hay and other same minded parents of children with neuroblastoma joint their efforts to raise money not only for current kids battling this nasty cancer, but …

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Aug 13

Science communication

  Science isn’t finished until it’s been communicated.   Professor Sir Mark Walport Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Government (Keynote speech, Access to Understanding competition awards ceremony 2014) https://www.gov.uk/government/people/mark-walport

Aug 09

Clinical trials in children commonly go uncompleted or unpublished

Currently, the only popular trend in science is to publish only those results that look as a breakthrough or display statistically significant data. Obsession with positive outcome leads to discontinuation and non-publishing the all other data which don’t meet the requirements.  As a result researchers and public did not know mistakes, efforts and drilling details …

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