Roundup

  1. January 20, 2021

    In today’s Roundup: reflecting on a year’s worth of machine learning; FDA releases action plan for medical AI; genetic anomaly linked to autism; honey detectives turn to NMR machines; WHO Director General issues call for global equity in...

  2. January 15, 2021

    In today’s Roundup: entangled photons enable quantum internet; COVID toll surges to alarming heights; building a better digital public square; Twitter shuts down Sci-Hub account; red tape hobbles some vaccine rollouts; incoming...

  3. January 13, 2021

    In today’s Roundup: additional evidence for benefit from masking, distancing; FTC settlement has implications for algorithms; disproportionate disease burdens on rural areas; huge volume of Parler data being analyzed in wake of US Capitol...

  4. January 8, 2021

    In today’s Roundup: biotech industry condemns Capitol riot; Congress puts weight behind AI push; allergic reactions to Pfizer/BioNtech COVID vaccine appear rare; race and reproductive justice; success of CRISPR approach in mouse model fans...

  5. January 6, 2021

    In today’s Roundup: questions about school loom large amid pandemic; better data reporting for COVID trials; recipes for better health AI: listen to patients, acknowledge uncertainty; huge waves that accompanied creation of Haven healthcare...

  6. December 23, 2020

    December 23, 2020

    Well, 2020 has been a year and then some. As we compiled our end-of-year retrospective, it took a certain amount of conscious effort to keep it from turning into “all COVID, all the time.” Understanding...

  7. December 18, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: deep learning considers smiles; data cacophony threatens usability of COVID research; no help for endangered butterflies; most states not prepared for vaccination outreach to people of color; lessons in cold chain...

  8. December 16, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: machine learning unleashed on pathfinding and Zoom backgrounds; Moderna COVID vaccine seems poised for EUA; looking back at a remarkable year in science; what we’ve learned (and lost) during the COVID response; front-line...

  9. December 11, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: the need for transparency in AI research; “lost” heirloom apples found again;  FDA expert panel favors granting authorization for use of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine; why digital apps might get sidelined during...

  10. December 9, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: German study finds masks reduce infection; CDC releases granular hospital capacity datasets; universe not as dark as previously thought; optical computer achieves quantum supremacy benchmark; AI solves partial...

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