Roundup

  1. October 28, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: data registries for coral reefs; teaching AI to recognize dialects; weighing what’s likely to happen when COVID vaccine trials report; the promise and problems of antibody therapies; tiny lung “organoids” for...

  2. October 23, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: CDC estimates point to numerous uncounted COVID deaths; robot smacks space rock; new glands discovered?; language use may reveal Alzheimer risk; sparse data for efficiently training AIs; unconscious bias adds to patient...

  3. October 21, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: piecing together a fragmentary health data system; worrying signs of a new COVID surge; training polite but interesting chatbots; progress and challenges in the latest Global Burden of Disease publication; U.S. deaths...

  4. October 16, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: SOLIDARITY coronavirus study shows little effect for repurposed therapies; shortcomings in critical care models; the burdens of racism for both patients and doctors; tardigrades: even tougher than we thought; shame: still...

  5. October 14, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: the benefits of encouraging childhood dinosaur mania; natural language processing to help spot peripheral arterial disease; what to expect from a coronavirus vaccination effort; putting a price tag on the COVID pandemic;...

  6. October 9, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: setting the record straight on mask wearing and herd immunity; countering “tech addiction”; CRISPR pioneers honored with Chemistry Nobel; UK COVID “moonshot” has yet to deliver; recognizing the potential of “patient...

  7. October 7, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: machine-readable hypotheses; deepfake tech for video calls; no benefit for antiviral combo in randomized COVID clinical trial; how malaria beats the heat; airborne transmission of COVID; ransomware hack hits clinical...

  8. October 2, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: fish social networks create reef relief; doing the hard work of integrating AI with clinical workflows; mighty mouse maxes out mammalian altitude on mountaintop; why COVID spreads in some contexts and not in others; data...

  9. September 30, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: Former FDA chiefs sound warning about scientific independence; how safe are museums and theaters?; hackers hit a US healthcare system; computing with slime molds; OpenAI, Microsoft, and the democratization of AI;...

  10. September 25, 2020

     In today’s Roundup: what the crow knows; quieter landscapes mark return of birdsong; past lessons for studying current pandemics; what drives conspiracy theories (or not); pandemic widens economic inequality; data reporting and public trust...

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