Roundup

  1. December 4, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: building AI for social good; hackers have European COVID vaccine in their sights; long road back for American chestnuts; correlations between job prospects and suicide, overdose rates for US highschoolers; no benefit for...

  2. December 2, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: major AI milestone for AlphaFold; catching up with the COVID vaccine state of play; tracking coronavirus through wastewater; financial problems presage Alzheimer disease; lack of protections for healthcare workers; how...

  3. November 25, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: code for generating pie (charts); luck plays role in new vaccine; how to talk about uncertainty; understanding the DANMASK study; health systems and workers feeling strain of third COVID wave; human traces in digital...

  4. November 20, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: bridging troubled waters; why AI often disappoints in the real world; big week for COVID vaccines, plus signs immunity could be durable; mourning the loss of Arecibo; parsing the results of the Danish mask study; ethical...

  5. November 18, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: hopeful news for a pair of COVID-19 vaccines; when less is more for AI training data; Duke shares experience with pooled COVID testing; facial recognition for bears; challenges with rapid antigen tests; patient groups...

  6. November 13, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: pandemic burdens wearing down healthcare workers; role of wearables in healthcare; hacking attacks ramping up on therapeutic development; real-time COVID risk in an interactive map; terrible coronavirus toll in carceral...

  7. November 11, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: major news on COVID vaccine, but details on data, logistics still to come; NAM release report on health data sharing; automating detection of fudged gels; frosty reception for Alzheimer drug by FDA panel; fossil hominin...

  8. November 6, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: depressurize with polyphonic frogs; the rise of “dataism” in governance; US COVID trajectories not looking good; student newspapers tenaciously cover pandemic on campuses; big week for mustelids in COVID news; diagnosis...

  9. November 4, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: celebrating 2 decades in orbit; Bayesian roadmaps; training the innate immune system to fight cancer; potentially useful COVID data seemingly sequestered; how to avoid data disasters with Excel; genetic study sheds light...

  10. October 30, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: celebrating World Lemur Day; new ransomware attack threatens hospitals; Europe’s cresting COVID wave prompts renewed restrictions; what makes a preprint credible; final NIH data sharing policy now available; ancient...

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