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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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MRI Detects ADHD With Help of Deep Learning
News   Dec 12, 2019

Deep learning, a type of artificial intelligence, can boost the power of MRI in predicting attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study published in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. Researchers said the approach could also have applications for other neurological conditions.

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A New Toolkit Can Identify Microbial Communities and Their Functions
News   Dec 12, 2019

Study reports a new method of analyzing the codes found in RNA that can delineate human microbial communities and reveal how they operate.

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Deep Learning Helps Tease Out Gene Interactions
News   Dec 11, 2019

Convolutional neural networks could be used to help identify disease-related genes and genetic pathways that could be targets for drugs.

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Reorganized Chip Could Make for More Efficient Computing
News   Dec 11, 2019

Engineers have established a method so that the millions of tiny switches used to process information – called transistors – could also store that information as one device.

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How To Hide Data in Everyday Objects
News   Dec 11, 2019

Researchers have developed a means of storing extensive information in almost any object. The way of storing this information is the same as for living things: in DNA molecules.

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