Roundup

  1. February 26, 2021

    In today’s Roundup: coming to grips with a half-million deaths; fine-tuning machine learning models; Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine being weighed by regulators; the hard work of creating algorithms that avoid recapitulating bias; a...

  2. February 24, 2021

     In today’s Roundup: researchers step into lucid dreams; centuries of masking in London; messing with bar graphs misleads; trials aren’t reporting on race, ethnicity; why has COVID had such different impacts worldwide?; exploring trust in AI...

  3. February 19, 2021

    In today’s Roundup: Pandemic pinches pipeline of future researchers; clinical trials being challenged, transformed by pandemic; US life expectancy takes a hit; Martian rover arrives; global inequity in vaccine access; bot gibberish triggers...

  4. February 17, 2021

    In today’s Roundup: the need for a robot census; inflection point for AI ethics; vitamin D COVID study draws immediate scientific criticism; pandemic disruptions may shed light on cancer overdiagnosis; interview with NIH vaccine scientist...

  5. February 12, 2021

    In today’s Roundup: Medicaid work requirements being dropped?; “tower of Babel” threatens progress in genomic data sharing; natural wonders buzzing around the porch light; arthritis drug shows benefit for severe COVID in RECOVERY trial; WHO...

  6. February 10, 2021

    In today’s Roundup: moon trees; AI generates new math formulas; CTTI releases COVID clinical trial playbook; weighing coronavirus home-testing options; randomized trial assesses effects of misinformation on vaccination; study eyes machine...

  7. February 5, 2021

    In today’s Roundup: lifting voices; surveying the digital health community; parsing the AstraZeneca vaccine data; prophesying the ‘attention economy’; preserving dark skies; consulting firm settles with states for role in opioid epidemic;...

  8. February 3, 2021

    In today’s Roundup: what happens when your AI goes toxic; J & J vaccine reports interim results; FDA faces rising tide of regulatory complexity for AI apps; why it’s hard to just make more vaccine; brash newcomers make hash of Philly...

  9. January 29, 2021

    In today’s Roundup: the challenges of nuanced public-health messaging in the COVID era; digital endpoints proliferate – but to what end?; rockin’ out in your bubble (literally); NIH urged to fund Black scientists; finding pathway to safe...

  10. January 27, 2021

    In today’s Roundup: the ethics of “ambient intelligence” for healthcare; buckets of owls; evidence points to full-dose anticoagulants being safe to use in COVID patients; Merck COVID vaccine candidates disappoint in early-phase trials;...

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