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Can Warehouses in the Cloud Stop Data Siloing?

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The value of information to many companies across the biomedical area is incalculable, but there has been a reluctance to embrace the need to properly store that data to maxmize its utility. We talked to Arawan Gajajiva, a principal solution architect at cloud data warehouse provider Matillion, to find out that can be changed.

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Aurora Early Science Program Facilitates Effort To Create More Efficient Solar Cells

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Looking for new materials that make photovoltaic solar cells more efficient is a challenge that has taxed current supercomputing resources to the max. That’s why a number of academic institutions hope to utilize Aurora, the forthcoming exascale computer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, to further their research.

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Bots Behaving Badly: Can We Trust in an Algorithm-controlled Society?

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Stanford and UMass Amherst develop a new way to help machine-learning designers build AI with safeguards against specific, undesirable outcomes such as racial and gender bias

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Why a Gaming AI Is the Best Spy

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MIT researchers have developed a bot equipped with artificial intelligence that can beat human players in tricky online multiplayer games where player roles and motives are kept secret.

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AI Beats Theoretical Physicists At Their Own Game
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A new study revealed how machines can solve complex problems just as accurately as theoretical physicists, but significantly faster.

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Deep Learning, 3D Technology To Improve Drug Design
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Purdue University researchers have designed a novel approach to use deep learning to better understand how proteins interact in the body – paving the way to producing accurate structure models of protein interactions. This knowledge could help design better drugs that specifically target protein interactions.

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Machine Learning Shapes Microwave for a Computer's Eyes
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Engineers from Duke University and the Institut de Physique de Nice in France have developed a new method to identify objects using microwaves that improves accuracy while reducing the associated computing time and power requirements.

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Thermo Fisher and Agilent Renew Commitment to CDS Sharing Agreement
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Thermo Fisher Scientific and Agilent Technologies have announced they are continuing their agreement to the Instrument Control Exchange Program, fostering compatibility among key vendors' instrumentation and chromatography data systems (CDS).

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Enhanced QC Functionality for Matrix Gemini LIMS
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New LIMS software provides new features that are now included in the runsheet, graphical configuration tools and substance management functionality.

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Training Algorithms To Tackle Trolls
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Machine-learning algorithms can monitor online social media conversations as they evolve, which could lead to an automated way to identify online trolling.

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Incidence vs Prevalence
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In epidemiology, prevalence and incidence are among the most fundamental measures when it comes to monitoring disease. But do you know what they mean or how and why they are important? This article takes a look at disease prevalence and incidence, what this information tells us and how it can be used.

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The Darwin Tree of Life Project Will Have a "Transformative Effect" on Our Understanding of Life on Earth
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The Darwin Tree of Life (DToL) project will sequence the genomes of all 60,000 eukaryotic organisms in the British Isles to better understand how DNA translates to the diversity of life.

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Should Infectious Diseases Be Made Notifiable? The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
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At first glance this question might seem like a no-brainer. Surely if you make an infectious disease notifiable then you are better able to contain infection and prevent it spreading, right? Unfortunately, whilst the principle seems simple, the reality is far less so. Here we take a look at the different facets and implications of making an infectious disease notifiable.

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Scream If You Wanna Go FASTA: Breaking the Bottleneck in Genomic Data Analysis
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In the post-genomic era, the direct cost associated with performing sequencing reactions has diminished, whereas the data processing, storage, management, and interpretation costs have increased exponentially. In this article, we explore how new tools are simplifying the process of genomic data analysis.

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Data Integrity Non-compliances With Chromatography Data Systems and How To Avoid Them
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Over the past 10-15 years, chromatography data systems (CDS) have been at the center of data integrity issues involving data falsification, resulting in numerous FDA warning letters. In this article, we investigate the main violations cited in FDA warning letters and discuss how to avoid them.

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Whiskey, the Target of Fraud
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Due to the value of high-end quality bottles of whiskey, they are often the target of fraud. Analysts therefore need the tools and techniques to be able to determine the authenticity of products and ensure consumer safety.

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