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A changing paradigm for medical research: the evolution of the clinical trial

Kayvon Modjarrad Bethesda, Maryland, United States   This history of science follows a convoluted path of imperceptible intellectual drifts and sudden philosophical shifts. Scientific milestones are, therefore, the result of gradually building thought processes. This is as true for advances in the methods of scientific inquiry as it is for the content of scientific discovery. […]