Saturday, 04.01.2020 – Scientific Process and Predominant Ideas- The Story of Alzheimer’s Disease

Link of the day: How the predominant idea that Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is caused by plaques in the brain may have slowed down scientific progress by years.

Ideally, scientific progress is an open process where ideas compete and all good hypotheses are tested. Sometimes, progress may be slowed down if a predominant dogma hinders this open exchange of ideas. The article presents an interesting overview of the story of Alzheimer’s from that perspective.

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