Team Open Access member Liliya Novototskaya describes her motivation for participating in the Ride for Roswell.
This year marked the 25th anniversary of the Ride for Roswell, an annual fundraiser that welcomes thousands of cyclers to help raise donations for cancer research. The 2020 edition, dubbed the Summer of the Ride, was altered due to risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The fundraiser became a month-long journey of participants making their […]
This year has been quite a ride – and it’s not over. Despite the uncertainty amid the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, unemployment factors, and quite frankly, a confusing economy, the 25th anniversary of the Ride for Roswell carried on with another successful fundraiser, donating $3.6 million to cancer research.
There’s a ride to end cancer in the city of Buffalo, NY. It’s called the Ride for Roswell, and it’s an annual bicycle ride that raises money for Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, also known simply as Roswell Park. Based in Buffalo, Roswell Park became the first institute dedicated to cancer research in the world when […]
Dr. Barry Marshall is an Australian physician who won the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with J. Robin Warren for proving that most peptic ulcers are caused by a bacteria called bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) which led to breakthroughs in the study and treatment of stomach cancers. Determination Led to Break the […]
The first official cases of COVID-19 are roughly five months behind us and the majority of milestones we’ve reached since haven’t been overly encouraging. Global infection totals, death rates, recovery percentages and the likelihood of a loosening on quarantine clampdowns remain reasons for concern. In the background of these somber headlines are dedicated scientists and […]
Every single minute, over 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube. While many of these videos might be your typical cat video or the next viral clip, some channels are seeking to make a tremendous positive impact on the world by sharing knowledge free and wide. Once such channel is Oncotarget, produced by Impact […]
The field of academic research is growing at a very fast pace, with open-access journals pioneering a new field of freely available research. This type of free and accessible published research has a tremendous impact on the ability for scientists to make groundbreaking discoveries, paving the way for future benefits to humanity. One such journal […]
As podcasts continue to become more popular (with over 800,000 active podcasts currently being produced today), weeding through the options to find a high-quality podcast to listen to can be an arduous task. Recently, however, the cloud-based podcast app player.fm made it easier for everyone when they released their list of the top ten open-access […]