What’s on the Web? (26 July, 2009)
- 9 Killer Telemedicine Apps That Will Revolutionize Healthcare (Soliant Health): Including Skype, mobile microscopes and WebCam MD.
- Innovation: Is the future of healthcare online? (New Scientist): Including telemedicine, Twitter, Facebook
- The Wonderful World of Big Science (Neatorama): From genomes to the space.
Why are we using wiki technology as a publishing platform? Wikis enable a network of users to edit documents collaboratively and on an ongoing basis. This may be particularly relevant to scoping and systematic reviews, which, depending on their area of focus, can quickly become outdated as new studies are published. A wiki — a potentially revolutionary tool for knowledge transfer — makes it possible to keep reviews as current and relevant as possible. Just as knowledge evolves in medicine, a wiki evolves as new evidence emerges and is incorporated into it.
- The Open Laboratory: Interview with Bora Zivkovic (Next Generation Science)