Genetics

Facial recognition software help diagnose rare genetic disease

Researchers with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health, and their collaborators, have successfully used facial recognition software to diagnose a rare, genetic disease ...

Autism spectrum disorders

New software concept may help with autism

Assistive learning software to help autistic children recognise emotions from facial expressions recently won a UniServices prize in the annual Spark Ideas Challenge.

Autism spectrum disorders

Georgia Tech creating high-tech tools to study autism

Researchers in Georgia Tech's Center for Behavior Imaging have developed two new technological tools that automatically measure relevant behaviors of children, and promise to have significant impact on the understanding of ...