AI-Assisted Cough Tracking Could Help Detect the Next Pandemic
AI-Assisted Cough Tracking Could Help Detect the Next Pandemic
Some researchers have turned their focus to artificial intelligence to study an underused symptom common to most respiratory pathogens—cough.
AI-Assisted Cough Tracking Could Help Detect the Next Pandemic
AI-Assisted Cough Tracking Could Help Detect the Next Pandemic

Some researchers have turned their focus to artificial intelligence to study an underused symptom common to most respiratory pathogens—cough.

Some researchers have turned their focus to artificial intelligence to study an underused symptom common to most respiratory pathogens—cough.

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Surgisphere Fallout Hits African Nonprofit’s COVID-19 Efforts
Surgisphere Fallout Hits African Nonprofit’s COVID-19 Efforts
Catherine Offord | Jun 7, 2020
The company had helped develop a tool to aid decision-making in distributing limited medical equipment among coronavirus patients, but two high-profile retractions call into question the validity of Surgisphere’s work in toto.
Image of the Day: ButterflyNet
Image of the Day: ButterflyNet
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 16, 2019
Scientists used machine learning to analyze the coevolution of physical traits in butterflies.
AI Uses Images and Omics to Decode Cancer
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.
Opinion: AI Beats Animal Testing at Finding Toxic Chemicals
Opinion: AI Beats Animal Testing at Finding Toxic Chemicals
Thomas Hartung | May 1, 2019
Machine learning could be the key to reducing the use of animals in experiments.
Computational Tools Sort Signal from Noise
Computational Tools Sort Signal from Noise
Carolyn Wilke | May 1, 2019
Researchers are developing computational approaches to extract information from multiple sets of single-cell sequencing data.
Infographic: How AI Analyzes Cancer
Infographic: How AI Analyzes Cancer
Amber Dance | May 1, 2019
The latest machine learning models can identify many visual and molecular features of a particular cancer. If the technology advances to the clinic, it could help diagnose patients and predict survival.
An Algorithm to Predict the Age of Your Lab Mice
An Algorithm to Predict the Age of Your Lab Mice
Anthony King | Feb 1, 2019
Researchers develop an app that can estimate the biological age of a rodent from its mug shot—and could give a boost to the science of human aging in the process.
Image of the Day: Spammed by Hydra
Image of the Day: Spammed by Hydra
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2018
A junk mail filter can learn to pick out six behaviors of hydras by analyzing hours of video footage.
Scientists Continue to Use Outdated Methods
Scientists Continue to Use Outdated Methods
Catherine Offord | Jan 8, 2018
The use of underperforming computational tools is a major offender in science’s reproducibility crisis—and there’s growing momentum to avoid it.