Which came first - the chicken or the egg? Despite millennia of extensive research, evidential debate and philosophical procrastination the answer to this riddle still remains a mystery...or does it?
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) will claim 250 million lives world-wide by 2050, displacing cancer as a cause of death. Newer tools may hold the key...
My advice is to get any research requirements for your training program out of the way early. Or, as Prof Bristol would say, work one out to the covers on the first ball.
Founded 20 years ago by Marc Abrahams, editor of the Annals of Improbable Research, the Ig Nobel awards recognise genuine academic research and "honour achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think".
The ALiEM Faculty Incubator is a year-long professional development program for educators, which enrolls members into a mentored digital community of practice.
A recent paper has shown that the rise of the web correlates with decreasing importance of the journal impact factor.
The Ten Commandments of Clinical Research according to Stoller and Mireles-Cabodevila.
We are all at risk of missing the giant man in the gorilla suit every day in ED.
Tony Brown, until recently Editor of Emergency Medicine Australasia, gives us his answer to the question 'Is the Peer Reviewed Journal Dead?'
Almost immediately after finishing ‘Time to publish then filter?’ - a post that highlighted a recent editorial in the BMJ outlining the need for an effective system of post-publication peer revie
I came across this post while getting up to speed with Critical Insight, a UK-based online blog-come-journal club. It had a link to a recent BMJ editorial by David Schriger and Douglas Altman — you may remember David Schriger from…
My thoughts on Judy Wilyman's overly wordy collation of the global anti-vaccination lobby arguments, wrapped up in a 390 page opinion piece (sorry, pHD)