A new study in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine shows that clinicians are having a harder time winning Nobel Prizes, reports New Scientist magazine. Using the Nobel Institute's Web site, Imperial College London's Hutan Ashrafian examined prize winners over the past 100 years, New Scientist says.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

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