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Identification of Microplastics in the Human Body Assisted by Deep Learning
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Identification of Microplastics in the Human Body Assisted by Deep Learning

Using dark-field microscopy and deep learning, scientists studied microplastics in living cells to help understand what detrimental effects they may be having.
Single-Cell Database Provides Insights Into Muscle Repair
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Single-Cell Database Provides Insights Into Muscle Repair

After a muscle injury, stem cells split and differentiate into many types of specialized cells, each playing a role in the healing process. Engineers have now lifted the curtain on the dynamics of this process with the launch of one of the largest single-cell databases of its kind.
"Deepfaked" Neural Data Could Improve Brain-Computer Interfaces
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"Deepfaked" Neural Data Could Improve Brain-Computer Interfaces

Researchers are using generative adversarial networks, technology best known for creating deepfake videos and photorealistic human faces, to improve brain-computer interfaces for people with disabilities.
AI Predictions Biased Towards White Men Under 40
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AI Predictions Biased Towards White Men Under 40

A new study has found that publicly available language models of the sort used for everything from Google and Siri, to insurance and legal casework systematically favour the language of young white men.
p53 Is Activated During CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing
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p53 Is Activated During CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing

A protein that protects cells from DNA damage, p53, is activated during gene editing using the CRISPR technique. Consequently, cells with mutated p53 have a survival advantage, which can cause cancer.
Predicting Facial Appearance From DNA Is Harder Than First Thought
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Predicting Facial Appearance From DNA Is Harder Than First Thought

Genomics-based health intelligence companies previously reported that it was feasible to predict a person’s facial appearance from their DNA. A new study suggests that this is not as easy as first thought.
Molecular Footprint of Organic Air Pollutants Revealed
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Molecular Footprint of Organic Air Pollutants Revealed

Researchers have developed computational tools to accurately assess the footprint of certain organic atmospheric pollutants. Their simulation could help government agencies keep a closer check on human-made sources of pollutants.
Simulated Brain Recreates Unexplained Activity "Events"
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Simulated Brain Recreates Unexplained Activity "Events"

Using a new model of brain activity, computational neuroscientists are exploring bursts of activity that form ongoing “events” in the human brain that have not been examined before.
Studying the Life History of Prostate Cancer
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Studying the Life History of Prostate Cancer

Researchers have developed a new way to study the life history of prostate cancer in mice. The method allows scientists to study the behavior and properties of prostate cancer in a setting that accurately mimics the disease in real life.
Predicting Protein Interactions With Artificial Intelligence
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Predicting Protein Interactions With Artificial Intelligence

A team of researchers has produced 3D models of eukaryotic protein interactions using artificial intelligence techniques.
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