Consume more chocolate and you’ll win a Nobel Prize?

Image by Flickr user Dick Thomas Johnson While there is plenty of evidence that chocolate consumption can be both beneficial and detrimental to your health, have you ever considered that it may make you a Nobel Laureate? Likely not, but there are some bizarre and...

AllTrials Centerpiece of New Online Course

AllTrials will be a centerpiece of a new online course taught by the University of Miami and called Health Information Exchange. Students of this course, aimed at nurses and medical professionals, will learn how clinical trial transparency is still a heated debate...

Pulling No Punches on the Need to Fix Science

A tweet by William Lee (@wildscrutineer) hit the mark: “No punches being pulled at #METRICSconf15: Need to fix science before the ppl who pay for it reali[z]e what bad deal[s] they get.” Hosted by the Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford University (METRICS),...

The Dream of Precision Medicine; The Reality of Missing Data

To understand the revolution of precision medicine, think of a library not unlike the library of Alexandria in its scope. It would contain all the robust and relevant medical data in the known world—which in this case would comprise over a million Americans—and it...
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