Thursday, September 29, 2011

Statistical Significance and the Publication Process

In theory if you have an original presentation of data, or an original collective argument on a given scientific topic then, in order to get your ideas "out there" and heard among other scientists you submit your work to the peer review process. If the peer reviewers agree that the work holds merit then the work will be published. Unfortunately this publishing paradigm is an idealization - with journals commonly making subjective decisions as to what should be sent out for peer review.

Friday, September 9, 2011

On Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging for Breast Cancer Detection

I recently got a letter published in the British Medical Journal on Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging for the detection of breast cancer. Since no copyright is taken out on these letters, I am reproducing it here: