Oncology & Cancer

A 'leap forward' in risk management of rectal cancer

Rectal cancer, along with colon cancer, is the third-most common type of cancer in the United States, and treatment and surgery greatly affect the quality of life of patients. A multi-disciplinary team at Washington University ...

Health informatics

Designing and evaluating medical deep learning systems

Can better design of deep learning studies lead to the faster transformation of medical practices? According to the authors of "Designing deep learning studies in cancer diagnostics," published in Nature Reviews Cancer's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers use artificial intelligence to ID mosquitos

Rapid and accurate identification of mosquitoes that transmit human pathogens such as malaria is an essential part of mosquito-borne disease surveillance. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have ...

Neuroscience

Visual short-term memory is more complex than previously assumed

Contrary to previous assumptions, visual short-term memory is not merely based on one kind of information about an object, such as only its color or only its name. Rather, several types of information can be retained simultaneously ...

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