Roundup

  1. September 23, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: hidden web trackers exchanging sensitive data; turmoil and confusion at federal health agencies; awful COVID milestone passed; platform for digital biomarkers debuts; considering the varieties of p-hacking; delivering...

  2. September 18, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: “Lawgorithms” that hurt the disadvantaged; closing in on COVID’s threat to heart health; a call for transparent COVID vaccine trials; bronze age sky map scrutinized; new digital health “playbook” published; learning to...

  3. September 16, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: something unusual is happening in the clouds of Venus; COVID vaccine trial paused for safety resumes; persistent decline in preventive care during pandemic; weighing the continuing influence of police databases; racism’s...

  4. September 11, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: the long road ahead for the COVID pandemic; guidelines for AI clinical trials released; worries about political interference in scientific decisions; the health threat from forest fires; Black student enrollment in STEM...

  5. September 9, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: serving up donut plots; biker rally may yield superspreading event; COVID vaccine trial on hold while adverse event is investigated; weighing the actual impacts of social media misinformation; geospatial analysis suggests...

  6. September 4, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: bracing for (more) bad weather; worries about emergency authorization process for COVID vaccines; new reports tackle regulations for biometrics and germline editing; the faces of food insecurity; weighing AI in education...

  7. September 2, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: Unprecedented dissent among US health agencies spills into the open; what Stranger Things can teach us about the limits of AI; data-sharing networks tap EHRs for epidemiology; wild Polio virus eradicated in Africa; the...

  8. August 28, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: urgent need for attention to building data infrastructure; pondering AI ethics; what to expect from new COVID tests; otters returning to NC waterways; immigrant healthcare workers suffering amid pandemic; changes to CDC...

  9. August 26, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: uproar over convalescent plasma for COVID continues to reverberate; study suggests Black infants incur “mortality penalty” with white doctors; China takes new measures to curb scientific misconduct; figuring out safe...

  10. August 21, 2020

    In today’s Roundup: data visualization reveals linguistic strata of nearly 2 centuries of science; wearable tech for COVID detection; reckoning with “long-haul” COVID symptoms; public health officials intervene on emergency authorization for...

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