News tagged with medical researchers

Bureaucracy stifling studies

A group of researchers whose planned leg ulceration study was hamstrung by a physician recruitment rate of 2% have published the reasons why so many doctors turned them down. The qualitative information, featured in the open ...

dateAug 13, 2009 in Other
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Assembling the virtual human

It could mean the end of animal testing and eventually even clinical patient drug trials. The Virtual Physiological Human is a 21st century pan-European project that's gaining momentum and takes a major step forward this ...

dateJun 29, 2009 in Other
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How many scientists fabricate and falsify research?

It's a long-standing and crucial question that, as yet, remains unanswered: just how common is scientific misconduct? In the online, open-access journal PLoS ONE, Daniele Fanelli of the University of Edinburgh reports the ...

dateMay 29, 2009 in Other
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More to Second Life than just sex

Researchers at the University of Toronto and the University Health Network's Centre for Innovation in Complex Care (CICC) have found that a wide array of health-related activity occurs in the 3 dimensional virtual world of ...

dateMay 25, 2009 in Other
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