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Diverse Applications of High-content and High-throughput Screening

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In this article, we use COVID-19 and cancer to illustrate the range of screening tools at our fingertips today.

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Enterprises Facing Up to The Challenge: Security for the Internet of Things

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A growing number of organizations in government and industry have begun to show genuine hesitation before diving right in to the world of the internet of things (IoT), due the security concerns involved. In this article, we hear from a group of world-class experts who give their opinion on the future of IoT security.

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Are Contact-tracing Apps the Route Out of COVID-19 Lockdown?

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Can contact tracing apps guide us out of COVID-19 lockdown? We talked to the Ada Lovelace Institute’s head of policy Imogen Parker, who co-authored a recent report on the topic, to find out more.

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Nanoneedles Make for More Robust Digital Memories
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Researchers have developed a new technique to locally modify the properties of a metamagnetic material, which could increase the capacity and robustness of digital memories.

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App Calculates Risk of Postponing Cancer Care During COVID-19 Pandemic
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A team from The University of Michigan has created the "OncCOVID app". This new app draws on global cancer and coronavirus data to create an individualized mortality risk assessment for receiving immediate versus delayed cancer treatment.

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Can a Machine Be Taught To Learn Moral Reasoning?
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Scientists have used books and news articles to “teach” a machine moral reasoning.

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A New Computer Model Can Predict The Age of Your Brain
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Scientists have trained a computer to analyse different types of brain scan and predict the age of the human brain, according to a new study in the open-access journal eLife.

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Magic Six Feet Not Enough To Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Transmission in a Light Breeze
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Airborne transmission of viruses, like the virus causing COVID-19, is not well understood, but a good baseline for study is a deeper understanding of how particles travel through the air when people cough. Even in a slight breeze of 4 kph, saliva travels 18 feet in 5 seconds.

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Physicists Offer a New “Spin” on Memory Storage
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Researchers have reported a discovery in the development of spintronics, a new type of memory storage capable of processing information much faster than current technology while consuming less energy.

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The Coronavirus Outbreak
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On December 31, 2019, the first cases of a novel coronavirus were identified in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Here, we curate a collection of news and content related to the outbreak.

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Antimicrobial Resistance
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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the ability of microorganisms to resist the killing capacity of antimicrobial drugs, a worryingly increasing problem. This article explores the science behind AMR, factors promoting it's spread and techniques to detect it. Looking to the future, ways to combat AMR and alternatives to antimicrobials are discussed.

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Why Are COVID-19 Scientists So Interested in What We Flush Away? Could Wastewater Predict a Second Wave of SARS-CoV-2 Infections?
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As some of the stricter COVID-19 lockdown restrictions are being eased, some have already experienced a second wave of cases. But might there be a way to predict new epicenters of infection and nip them in the bud before they are able to establish themselves and spread further? Some scientists think so, and the answer lies beneath our feet – wastewater.

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Venturing Into the Dark Unknown of Metabolomics With Deep Learning
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A continual pursuit of discovery has brought researchers to, arguably, one of the greatest challenges yet in modern science: the field of metabolomics.

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How Can the Internet of Things Improve Lab Research?
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The internet of things (IoT) has been used in hospitals to track people, supplies and equipment so that they can improve workflow, reduce congestion and delays, monitor the condition of equipment and reduce the misplacement of devices. Will it have a similarly game-changing impact in research labs?

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Three Reasons Why Automation Can Benefit Your Laboratory
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In this article, we explore how automation in the laboratory environment can give the scientist greater control over their instruments to drive up standards and quicken the experimental process.

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