Neuroscience

Your brain is a prediction machine that is always active

This is in line with a recent theory on how our brain works: it is a prediction machine, which continuously compares sensory information that we pick up (such as images, sounds and language) with internal predictions. "This ...

Neuroscience

New insight into the development of the visual system in mice

A new study in mice has revealed never-before-seen details about how the complicated visual network forms in them. This research could inform future research into the treatment of congenital blindness. But given the parallels ...

Oncology & Cancer

Machine-learning tool to match treatment for cancer patients

Can immunotherapy treatment help this cancer patient? And if it can, which specific treatment should be used? Oncologists routinely ask themselves these questions. Insurance companies also ask it because immunotherapy is ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AI performs as well as medical specialists in analyzing lung disease

A Nagoya University research group has developed an AI algorithm that accurately and quickly diagnoses idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a lung disease. The algorithm makes its diagnosis based only on information from non-invasive ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New biomarker speeds identification of lung disease

A new diagnostic method could help identify one of the deadliest types of interstitial lung disease (ILD) sooner, allowing for faster treatment and improved patient outcomes.

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