Covid-19 – Scientific research on the coronavirus is being released in a torrent

More than 7,000 papers on the pandemic—covering everything from virology to epidemiology—have appeared in the past three months (see chart). A fifth of them have come out in the past week alone. This is astonishingly fast. Researchers usually take years to design experiments, collect data and check results. Scientific journals, the self-appointed keepers of the … Continue reading Covid-19 – Scientific research on the coronavirus is being released in a torrent

Healthcare Innovation: Tackling it head-on

Healthcare is on the brink of revolution, owing to the rapid industrialisation of medicine. We are not talking about 'global challenges', but far from meeting them. Healthcare is very splintered across the geography that it would be impractical to implement "technological advances" without giving due cognisance to socio-cultural issues. I find it surprising, because investors' … Continue reading Healthcare Innovation: Tackling it head-on