Forging Frontiers

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    September 13, 2019

    In today’s Roundup: the math of moving people through the Louvre; CAR-T for cardiac fibrosis; more probes for the proteome; cybercrooks target IT for smaller clinics; UK debuts “data hubs”; materials science grapples with machine learning...

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    September 11, 2019

    In today’s Roundup: dinosaurs and the American experience; seeking negative flu studies; the need for better access to pediatric surgery; role of “lipid turnover” in weight gain; supercooled organs; number of uninsured Americans creeps up;...

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    September 6, 2019

    In today’s Roundup: immigrant children traumatized by family separation; Facebook tackles deepfakes; impact of mass shootings on legislation; neural network gets to know chimps in the wild; philosophical differences about biobanking; math...

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    September 4, 2019

    In today’s Roundup: new GWAS paper on same-sex behavior critiqued; AI spots drug candidate molecules; Peruvian study finds that substituting salt drops BP, hypertension; rising temps threaten poorest city dwellers; representing uncertainty...

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    August 30, 2019

    In today’s Roundup: crisis informatics; seeking Hamlet through data science; probing the effects of cannabis use; senior citizens deserve slick design, too; testing computational oncology; NIH updates definitions for sexual and gender...

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    August 28, 2019

    In today’s Roundup: growing unease with face recognition; associations between education & life expectancy; artistic cardiologists; the heavy lift of evidence-based medicine; STAT News wins court battle over Purdue trial evidence; putting...

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    August 23, 2019

    In today’s Roundup: “planet’s lungs in flames” as shocking increase in fires scorch the Amazon rain forest; cardiovascular “polypill” combination medication shows promise in pragmatic trial; Flatiron leverages real-world EHR data in lung...

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    August 21, 2019

    In today’s Roundup: the “existential cost” of light pollution; no flu vaccinations for migrants detailed at the US border; data on race mostly missing from cancer trials; rural hospitals in multiple states shut down as investor goes bankrupt...

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    August 21, 2019

    For various reasons, I spent 5 days in the hospital recovering from the birth of my first child, who is now 8. He was then much as he is now: precocious, bright-eyed, and nearly always hungry. He took to nursing like he was born to do it (which,...

  10. Megan Clowse, MD
    August 19, 2019

    “TB” (not her real initials) is a 26-year-old Asian-American woman with systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus), a chronic autoimmune disease that can...

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