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Teaching AI to diagnose COVID-19 by analyzing CT scans

In China, CT scans are already used as a COVID-19 diagnostic tool when a patient arrives at a healthcare setting ...
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Infographic: No more shots? Next-gen vaccine ‘sheets’ melt on the tongue

Two issues influencing the accessibility of many vaccines are their needs for constant refrigeration from production until use and for ...
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COVID-19 recoverers appear to rapidly lose antibodies, leaving them vulnerable to reinfection within months

Infections caused by coronavirus cousins such as SARS and MERS result in antibodies that remain in the body for nearly ...
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How the COVID-19 pandemic has emboldened ‘armchair’ virologists

[W]hen the Olympics are being broadcast, I transform into an armchair commentator, catching a full-blown case of what I like ...
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People with PTSD may have trouble suppressing memories—good and bad

One question the researchers want to explore through the lens of the [November 13, 2015] Paris attacks is why some ...
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Viewpoint: We need more female animals included in research projects

In 2011, Annaliese Beery and Irving Zucker of the University of California, Berkeley, analyzed biomedical literature and reported that studies ...
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Infographic: From the common cold to COVID-19, here’s our history with coronaviruses

On January 9 of this year, Chinese state media reported that a team of researchers led by Xu Jianguo had ...
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‘Bioelectric memory patch’ promises to boost short-term memory. Could it really work?

What if you could boost your brain’s processing capabilities simply by sticking electrodes onto your head and flipping a switch? ...
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Gut microbiomes are most malleable in the first 2 years of life. Can infant probiotics improve long-term health?

[Children] acquire gut microbiome species from their mothers and others in the community during early life. This stands in contrast ...
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Why a poorly designed coronavirus vaccine could actually make infections worse

Antibodies created during a first-time infection could, under very specific circumstances, end up enhancing the disease rather than protecting against ...
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People with two copies of ‘Alzheimer’s gene’ at greater risk of developing severe COVID-19 infection

The APOE ε4 gene variant that puts people at a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease also has a link ...
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Infographic: How our brains keep track of time

It’s unclear how the brain keeps track of the timing of events within a memory. One theory posits that, as ...
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‘The Idea of the Brain’: Pinpointing the storage location for our memories

For centuries, scientists have been arguing about where memory resides in the brain. I explore the fascinating history of this ...
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Sewage monitoring could give early warning of fresh coronavirus outbreaks

Scientists in Spain are expecting to begin regularly analyzing sewage for traces of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, The Scientist ...
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Fighting malaria: Genetically modified parasites offer promising but incomplete protection

Two clinical trials, in which subjects were vaccinated with genetically engineered Plasmodium parasites and later exposed to the malaria-causing microbe, ...
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Hydroxychloroquine trials halted after World Health Organization cites ‘significantly higher risk of death’ for COVID-19 patients

The World Health Organization has suspended testing of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine after a study published in The Lancet reported ...
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False memories: Why marijuana users may not be the best eye witnesses

When Lilian Kloft stumbled across a 2015 study showing a connection between cannabis use and susceptibility to false memories, she ...
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From “COVID toes” to delirium, coronavirus presents a wide range of unusual symptoms

In late April, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its list of COVID-19 symptoms. The CDC initially ...
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AI digs through billions of molecules, searching for an effective coronavirus treatment

Shantenu Jha, a computational scientist at Rutgers University and Brookhaven National Laboratory, is coupling artificial intelligence techniques and algorithms with ...