Medical research

Deep learning accurately stains digital biopsy slides

Tissue biopsy slides stained using hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) dyes are a cornerstone of histopathology, especially for pathologists needing to diagnose and determine the stage of cancers. A research team led by MIT scientists ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AI tool gives doctors a new look at the lungs in treating COVID-19

Spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, Princeton researchers have developed a diagnostic tool to analyze chest X-rays for patterns in diseased lungs. The new tool could give doctors valuable information about a patient's condition, ...

Neuroscience

The reproducibility crisis might be all in your software

Science is supposed to be repeatable. But more and more often, scientists are finding it hard to re-do published experiments and get the same results. Now, a large group of neuroscientists suggest software may be part of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Data linking race and health predicts new COVID-19 hotspots

Anecdotal stories about the COVID-19 pandemic suggest that Black, racialized and immigrant people in Canada have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19. This narrative tells the story of immigrants and racialized people ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mapping the global molecular diagnostics industry for COVID-19 tests

Together with measures like social distancing and self-isolation, quality testing is an essential part of efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. With testing strategies adopted by different countries under intense scrutiny, ...

Medications

More efficient drug development with the help of computer models

The coronavirus has the world in its grip. Finding a cure has never been more important. Unfortunately, the development of new drugs for treatment of the COVID-19 disease caused by the virus and development of a vaccine are ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Using artificial intelligence to diagnose COVID-19

For patients with COVID-19, terrifying shortness of breath can set in virtually overnight. In many cases, it's caused by an aggressive pneumonia infection in the lungs, which fills them with thick fluid and robs the body ...

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