Oncology & Cancer

Bio-inspired algorithm detects early signs of breast cancer

A computer algorithm based on a biological process could be used to detect breast cancer more effectively, according to new research published in the International Journal of Innovative Computing and Applications. A team ...

Health

You snooze, you lose—with some sleep trackers

Wearable sleep tracking devices—from Fitbit to Apple Watch to never-heard-of brands stashed away in the electronics clearance bin—have infiltrated the market at a rapid pace in recent years.

Health

The problem with doctor rating websites

Online rating sites for doctors are growing in popularity and influence, but the accuracy of information they contain can be lacking, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Memories of past events retain remarkable fidelity even as we age

Scientists studying the complex relationship between aging and memory have found that in a controlled experiment, people can remember the details about past events with a surprising 94% accuracy, even accounting for age. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Machine learning that predicts anti-cancer drug efficacy

With the advent of pharmacogenomics, machine learning research is well underway to predict patients' drug response that varies by individual from the algorithms derived from previously collected data on drug responses. Entering ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stemming the spread of misinformation on social media

The bad news, not that anyone needs more of it: The dangers of COVID-19 could worsen if misinformation on social media continues to spread unchecked. Essentially, what people choose to share on social media about the pandemic ...

Genetics

Building high-resolution protein models to fight COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan State University researchers are rising to the occasion and spearheading projects that seek to aid the international efforts to develop treatments for the virus. One such researcher ...

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