Machine Learning Helps Identify Autism Blood BiomarkersNews
Using machine learning tools to analyze hundreds of proteins, UT Southwestern researchers have identified a group of biomarkers in blood that could lead to an earlier diagnosis of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and, in turn, more effective therapies sooner.
Artificial Pancreas Upgraded With AI AlgorithmNews
Diabetes is a permanent condition that requires lifetime care, and the incidence is rising. To help manage it, an artificial pancreas system can be utilized which has been upgraded with an AI algorithm. The system automatically measures blood sugar levels to infuse the appropriate amount of insulin into the blood.Read more
Scientists Extract and Sequence Million-Year-Old Mammoth DNANews
A team of 22 researchers from nine countries – led by the Centre for Palaeogenetics (CPG) – has sequenced ancient DNA from the remains of three different mammoth species excavated in the Siberian permafrost. This is the oldest DNA to have been sequenced in the history of science. The study findings are published in the journal Nature.Read more
Why Are Some Coronavirus Strains More Infectious Than Others?Article
What makes one coronavirus more infectious than the other? The lab of or Dr Mahmoud Moradi at the University of Arkansas has used molecular simulations, performed at the Texas Advanced Computing Center and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, to investigate this question.
What Is Data Compliance?Article
In the old days, running a lab and organizing your data involved a lot of lab books and spreadsheets. These days, the regulations around storing and managing data are increasing and becoming more complex. If you’re wondering whether your lab is data compliant or worrying what you can do about it, this guide will help you understand what you need to get started.
A Workforce in Crisis: Combating Healthcare Staff ShortagesArticle
Against the backdrop of a growing demand for healthcare and shrinking healthcare budgets, staff shortages are widespread within health systems across all disciplines. Here, two solutions are highlighted that have been widely discussed to date.Read more