Neuroscience

Building artificial neurons with mathematics

EPFL's Blue Brain Project has found a way to use only mathematics to automatically draw neurons in 3D, meaning we are getting closer to being able to build digital twins of brains.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mobile apps for suicide prevention: What's the evidence?

Mobile applications could provide "an uninterrupted tool for crisis response" for people experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviors, although more research is needed to establish their effectiveness, concludes a review ...

Health informatics

Mathematics helps AI in biomedicine

"Data is the new oil," it has often been said. Indeed, in the digital age data is the fuel that runs the engines of digital media, advanced informatics (AI, machine learning etc.) and, not least, scientific research. Nevertheless, ...

Medical research

Infusion of 3D cellular structures might repair damaged intestine

Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation and ulcers (sores) in the digestive tract. Ulcerative colitis affects the innermost lining of the colon and rectum. It can be a debilitating ...

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