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A Snapshot of the Human Gut Microbiota
News   Dec 20, 2019

A new study into the gut microbiome reveals how microscopic ecosystems are organized, and how various environmental factors can shape these microbial communities.

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A New Algorithm Is Designed for Large-scale Genomic Analysis
News   Dec 20, 2019

Researchers have developed a powerful computer algorithm that allows the haplotypes of hundreds of thousands of unrelated individuals to be identified at high speed.

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Mining Metagenomics Faster and More Efficiently
News   Dec 20, 2019

Researchers have revealed a comprehensive comparison method for microbiomes, hoping to improve upon current methods of “shotgun metagenomics”.

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Storing Medical Info Below the Skin's Surface
News   Dec 19, 2019

Researchers have developed a novel way to record a patient’s vaccination history: storing the data in a pattern of dye, invisible to the naked eye, that is delivered under the skin at the same time as the vaccine.

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Could We Contain Hate Speech Like a Computer Virus?
News   Dec 19, 2019

Artificial intelligence is being developed that will allow "quarantining" of hate speech in a method similar to malware filters.

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Early Alzheimer's Diagnosis Uses Electronic Health Records
News   Dec 18, 2019

Scientists have developed a machine learning-based method of scanning electronic health records to estimate the risk that a healthy person will receive a dementia diagnosis in the future.

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Astrophysics and AI Key to Early Dementia Diagnosis
News   Dec 18, 2019

Early diagnosis of dementia in general practice could be improved as a result of a computer model designed in a collaboration between medical researchers and astrophysicists.

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Transcriptomic Switch Turns Healthy Liver Tissue Cancerous
News   Dec 17, 2019

Using RNA sequencing, bioinformatics and mathematical modeling, scientists have identified a transcriptomic switch that converts healthy liver tissue into cancerous tissue.

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Algorithm Identifies "Gatekeepers" Against Suicide
News   Dec 13, 2019

Researchers have produced an algorithm capable of identifying who in a given real-life social group would be the best persons to be trained as "gatekeepers" capable of identifying warning signs of suicide and how to respond.

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What Can the Police Tell From Your Digital Activities?
News   Dec 13, 2019

In today’s criminal justice system, a Play Station and iPhone are just as important pieces of evidence as eyewitness accounts. But do all police officers know how to deal with digital evidence?

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