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What Scientists Learned by Putting Octopuses in MRI Machines
The size and complexity of cephalopod brain structures differ depending on the habitats the creatures occupy, a study finds.
What Scientists Learned by Putting Octopuses in MRI Machines
What Scientists Learned by Putting Octopuses in MRI Machines

The size and complexity of cephalopod brain structures differ depending on the habitats the creatures occupy, a study finds.

The size and complexity of cephalopod brain structures differ depending on the habitats the creatures occupy, a study finds.

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Opinion: Toward Better Data Sharing
Sergey Plis and Vince Calhoun | Mar 1, 2021
The network effect can improve the ways that biomedical researchers collaborate.
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AI Accurately Detects Lung Cancer in Scans
Shawna Williams | May 21, 2019
An artificial intelligence program called a neural network exceeds radiologists’ ability to detect malignancies, but more testing is needed before using the program clinically.
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AI Uses Images and Omics to Decode Cancer
Amber Dance | May 1, 2019
Machine learning can analyze photographs of cancer, tumor pathology slides, and genomes. Now, scientists are poised to integrate that information into cancer uber-models.
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Deep Learning Algorithms Identify Structures in Living Cells
Diana Kwon | May 1, 2019
Researchers are using artificial intelligence to pick out the features of brightfield microscopy images.
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Microbiology Meets Machine Learning
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2019
Artificially intelligent software has human-like ability to analyze host-pathogen interactions in microscopy images.
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Artificially Intelligent Tools Capture Animal Movement
Carolyn Wilke | May 1, 2019
Algorithms for motion capture help neuroscientists dig into the question of how the brain produces behavior.
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Artificial Intelligence Could Help Monitor Bee Health
Anna Azvolinsky | May 1, 2019
A high school student designs a new beehive and gets help from machine learning to monitor for varroa mite infestation.
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Infographic: Human-Style Image Analysis Without the Human
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2019
Artificially intelligent software has human-like ability to analyze host-pathogen interactions in microscopy images.
Image of the Day: Spinning Webs
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 19, 2018
Scientists photograph a spider web in micron-scale glory.
Drones Are Changing the Face of Ecology
Catherine Offord | Aug 1, 2018
Unmanned aerial vehicles allow researchers to collect huge volumes of biological data cheaply, easily, and at higher resolution than ever before.
Opinion: Rise of the Robot Radiologists
Mutaz Musa | Jun 25, 2018
The first wave of AI-driven job loss among doctors will be in the field of radiology and is poised to force a paradigm shift in medical imaging.
How Journals Treat Papers from Researchers Who Committed Misconduct
Diana Kwon | Aug 18, 2017
Nature Plants explains how it handled a manuscript coauthored by Patrice Dunoyer, a biologist with multiple retractions to his name.
So You’ve Been Mistaken as a White Nationalist
Kerry Grens | Aug 17, 2017
Biomedical engineer Kyle Quinn fends off a frenzied Internet mob after being wrongly identified as a Charlottesville protester.
Software for Image Analysis
Amber Dance | Aug 1, 2016
Profiles of five programs for quantifying data from Westerns, dot blots, gels, and colony cultures