Gerontology & Geriatrics

Optimized pandemic testing strategies for retirement homes

The Where2Test team's third web application provides retirement and nursing homes with a scientific basis for devising a testing strategy in times of pandemic. Taking various factors into account, the app suggests daily testing ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Why do older adults and young people move differently?

As we age, we start to change the way we move. But why do older adults and young adults move differently? How much change can we tolerate before assistance is needed? And how does adaptation relate to falls? Eline van der ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Graph-based model predicts pandemic waves

Researchers from Skoltech, the University of Arizona and Linköping University in Sweden have created a graphical model that describes the patterns of infection outbreaks spreading between different localities. The model ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Using the gut microbiome as a health compass

The human microbiome can provide information regarding the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. This has been discovered by an international team led by the Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection ...

Neuroscience

Machine intelligence accelerates research into mapping brains

Scientists in Japan's brain science project have used machine intelligence to improve the accuracy and reliability of a powerful brain-mapping technique, a new study reports. Their development, published on December 18 in ...

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