Apple and orange: comparing patient safety, health data and the airline industry

Over the decades, the airline industry which was already very safe, has made further strides to improve safety. The current trend in patient safety and simulation conferences is to repeatedly draw parallel conclusions, decrying those in healthcare... continue reading

Beyond Gaia: A Deep-Space Astrometric Mission To Obtain ~1% Parallax Distances at 10 kiloparsecs

The Gaia space telescope is currently measuring parallax distances for Galactic stars with ~1% precision out to ~1kpc. This will be a revolutionary data set, but order-of-magnitude improvements are possible with... continue reading

Autism microglia research

I am forming a group to submit a proposal to an NIH GRANT regarding Autism. The GRANT is R0. The deadline is 09/2019. The Main idea is state of microglia on autism. The theories behind area 2: white matter changes based on previous studies and... continue reading

Epidemiology of musculoskeletal disorders and injuries among patients in a tertiary care public hospital.

Musculoskeletal disorders are a major cause of morbidity, influence health and quality of life and impose an enormous burden on our healthcare system.

Injury is now a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Injuries on roads, at... continue reading

Novel method to isolate and identify specific RNA/DNA binding proteins

Owing to their role in establishing cell asymmetry and their role in pathological conditions such as neurodegenerative diseases, it is very important to focus on eukaryotic RNA-binding proteins(RBPs) binding to a specific transcript(s). Although... continue reading

Human oral microbiome crisis at the end of 18th c.?

Scholars have recently shown a clear increase in the frequency of caries and tooth loss for humans after the end of the 18th c. [1] For the authors, changes in nutrition (more sugar) and dental health (possibly higher frequency of tooth... continue reading

Novel bioremediation methodology for utilisation of biomedical waste ash

Biomedical waste (BMW) ash, generated from incineration of BMW, consists of several heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) which can cause severe damage to the environment by seeping into the ground and by polluting the surface... continue reading

Should scholars publish in the journal they are working for?

Should scholars publish in the journal they are working for (as editor-in-chief, for example?). In other words, is it legitimate to publish in his own journal, that is to say submit and co-sign in a journal of which one is editor-in-chief (except... continue reading

Venture reproducibility

Venture capitalists work under the concept of investing small amounts in lots of startup companies, some of which will fail, some of which will make a little money, and a few of which will make a lot of money.

This is similar to [the "Miracle... continue reading

The Applications of Smart Materials in Hydraulic Machineries: Combination of Piezoelectricity and Bubbles

Due to the secondary Bjerknes force, the bubbles migrate towards the wall, generate the toroidal shape, and then form high-speed jet, which causes high impulsive pressure... continue reading

Welcome

This is the Journal of Brief Ideas - citable ideas in fewer than 200 words.

Before you can create a new idea, you'll need to log in using the link above. You also can't vote on existing ideas without signing in too.

Voting

Click on the icon to vote on an idea. You can't vote on your own ideas.