Introducing Science Online London 2011

October 6th, 2021 by

Planning is full swing for this year’s Science Online London. The event will take place 2-3 September at the British Library, and consist of a series of keynotes, panel discussions, breakout sessions and fringe events to help celebrate and explore the ways in which the web is changing science. This year’s organising committee consists of Lou […]

Session announcement: Real-time statistics in science

October 6th, 2021 by

Victor Henning, Richard Grant, Virginia Barbour Academic prestige, setting research trends, getting jobs and tenure, grant funding – they are largely based on publishing in high-Impact Factor journals and getting citations. Not only are these measures flawed and widely critized: “You could write the entire history of science in the last 50 years in terms of papers […]

Rosie’s first WordPress attempt

October 6th, 2021 by

This should be a post about Spinal Muscular Atrophy, in which I learn to use WordPress tools, plugins, widgets or whatever (???). Here’s the blurb for the workshop I’m in: This workshop will tie together a number of concepts raised at last January’s “Beyond the PDF” conference, looking at how we can move beyond a static PDF […]

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Resources

October 6th, 2021 by

The following resources are a good start to learn more about SMA. The can also be found in the Wiki here.   Start SMA Foundation Families of SMA Wikipedia Gene Reviews Medline Plus Journal Articles Mendeley Group PLoS Articles A recent review on mouse models Images PubMed Central Image Search Videos Harvard Stem Cell Institute Fight […]

Meet this year’s organisers: An interview with Martin Fenner

October 6th, 2021 by

So that you can get to know the organisers behind this year’s conference, we’ll be hosting an interview with each of them on this blog. This week we start with Martin Fenner, who has been involved with Science Online London from its beginnings in 2008. Tell us a bit about yourself – where on the […]

Call for Sponsors

October 3rd, 2021 by

Are you working for a company or institution in the field of science, or do you want to reach the thought leaders in science online? We are looking for sponsorship partners for our Science Online London 2010 conference on 3-4 September (Fri/Sat) at the British Library in St Pancras, London. Last year, our sponsors included […]

Science-Backed Research on How to Lose Weight Effectively

October 3rd, 2021 by

Science-Backed Research on How to Lose Weight Effectively by Philip Silva | Mar 8, 2018 | Health Science | Losing weight is not a rocket science and you can also do it if you start following the right tips. There are many health experts that keep sharing new tips for losing weight but only a […]

Treating back pain: traditional or alternative approach?

October 3rd, 2021 by

Treating back pain: traditional or alternative approach? by Philip Silva | Oct 8, 2017 | Health Science | The spine is made of interlocking pieces which include the vertebrae, facet joints, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Back pain arises when any of these components malfunctions due to stress, unhealthy postures, chronic illnesses among other reasons. There […]

The Science Behind How Medical Marijuana Can Help Cancer Patients

October 3rd, 2021 by

The Science Behind How Medical Marijuana Can Help Cancer Patients by Philip Silva | Mar 10, 2018 | Uncategorized | Everything available on this planet is made for our benefit. The advantages and disadvantages only rely on the way we use something. There were many elements that were considered to be harmful but now the […]

Sleeping habits every senior should adapt to avoid back problems

October 3rd, 2021 by

Sleeping habits every senior should adapt to avoid back problems by Philip Silva | Nov 18, 2017 | Health Science | The back problems are very common in most of the seniors these days as the body of a senior isn’t strong enough to stay in shape. There are several reasons behind the back problems […]