Category Archives: Rants

On Peer Review

(This is a guest blog I wrote for the Research Information Network.) I’m a fan of peer review. There, I’ve said it. And I’m not saying it in the way that Sir Winston Churchill famously spoke of democracy; ‘the worst … Continue reading

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On Homeopathy Awareness

Did you hear about the homeopathy patient who died of an overdose? He forgot to take his medicine. M’friend Charles pointed out (on Facebook) that ‘World Homeopathy Awareness Week’ is coming up. He wants to raise awareness by saying that … Continue reading

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One of these things does not mean what you think it does. The homeobox protein Prox1 is a negative modulator of ERRα/PGC-1α bioenergetic functions

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