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Newly Identified Neural Signature of Drug Craving Could Predict Drug Use
The signature could one day be used to improve treatment planning for people with substance abuse disorders.
Newly Identified Neural Signature of Drug Craving Could Predict Drug Use
Newly Identified Neural Signature of Drug Craving Could Predict Drug Use

The signature could one day be used to improve treatment planning for people with substance abuse disorders.

The signature could one day be used to improve treatment planning for people with substance abuse disorders.

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Breaking Through Big Data Bottlenecks
Tecan | Dec 1, 2022 | 1 min read
Discover how machine learning helps scientists accelerate their research.  
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Researchers Report Decoding Thoughts from fMRI Data
Grace van Deelen | Oct 20, 2022 | 5 min read
A method appears to be the first to noninvasively reconstruct language from brain activity.
AI-Assisted Cough Tracking Could Help Detect the Next Pandemic
Max Kozlov | Dec 6, 2020 | 7 min read
Some researchers have turned their focus to artificial intelligence to study an underused symptom common to most respiratory pathogens—cough.
Surgisphere Fallout Hits African Nonprofit’s COVID-19 Efforts
Catherine Offord | Jun 7, 2020 | 9 min read
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.
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Image of the Day: ButterflyNet
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 16, 2019 | 1 min read
Scientists used machine learning to analyze the coevolution of physical traits in butterflies.
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AI Uses Images and Omics to Decode Cancer
Amber Dance | May 1, 2019 | 10 min read
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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Opinion: AI Beats Animal Testing at Finding Toxic Chemicals
Thomas Hartung | May 1, 2019 | 3 min read
Machine learning could be the key to reducing the use of animals in experiments.
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Computational Tools Sort Signal from Noise
Carolyn Wilke | May 1, 2019 | 3 min read
Researchers are developing computational approaches to extract information from multiple sets of single-cell sequencing data.
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Infographic: How AI Analyzes Cancer
Amber Dance | May 1, 2019 | 1 min read
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.
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An Algorithm to Predict the Age of Your Lab Mice
Anthony King | Feb 1, 2019 | 5 min read
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
The Scientist Staff and The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2018 | 1 min read
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
Catherine Offord | Jan 8, 2018 | 7 min read
The use of underperforming computational tools is a major offender in science’s reproducibility crisis—and there’s growing momentum to avoid it.
Picking Out Patterns
Kelly Rae Chi | May 1, 2017 | 7 min read
Machine-learning algorithms can automate the analysis of cell images and data.
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