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New Models Improve Long-Term Grass Pollen Forecasts
More-accurate predictions of the severity of an upcoming grass pollen season based on rainfall and temperature could help allergy sufferers manage their symptoms.
New Models Improve Long-Term Grass Pollen Forecasts
New Models Improve Long-Term Grass Pollen Forecasts

More-accurate predictions of the severity of an upcoming grass pollen season based on rainfall and temperature could help allergy sufferers manage their symptoms.

More-accurate predictions of the severity of an upcoming grass pollen season based on rainfall and temperature could help allergy sufferers manage their symptoms.

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Modelers Struggle to Predict the Future of the COVID-19 Pandemic
David Adam | Mar 12, 2020 | 5 min read
Disease experts have largely focused on how we got to where we are now with coronavirus infections. Improved data collection and sharing can enhance projections of what’s to come.
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Image of the Day: Flashlight Fish
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 21, 2019 | 1 min read
The bioluminescent Anomalops katoptron can coordinate its schooling behavior after dark. 
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Tumor Organoids Hold Promise for Personalizing Cancer Therapy
Jef Akst | Jul 15, 2019 | 4 min read
The three-dimensional cell cultures are still in the development phase, but researchers are excited about their use to predict patients’ responses to various treatment options.
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Image of the Day: Close Encounters
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 19, 2019 | 1 min read
Watch a hawk close in on a target.
Software-Based Chemical Screen Could Minimize Animal Testing
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 13, 2018 | 4 min read
Researchers develop a machine-learning tool for toxicity analyses that is more consistent in predicting chemical hazards than assays on animals.
Cell Biologist Andreas Doncic Dies
Kerry Grens | May 7, 2018 | 2 min read
The young UT Southwestern professor studied cell fate in yeast and was about to publish the first results from his lab.
Deep Learning Allows for Cell Analysis Without Labeling
Kerry Grens | Apr 12, 2018 | 2 min read
A new microscopy program requires no fluorescent markers to identify cell type, nuclei, and other characteristics.
Flu Forecasters Predict This Year’s Season to Peak Early
Christina Reed | Jan 23, 2018 | 3 min read
Influenza cases normally top out in February. This year brought an early start and an early peak, but how long flu season will remain is uncertain. 
Opinion: Use Pollution Models to Support Stream Sampling
Jacelyn Rice and Paul Westerhoff | Jul 11, 2017 | 3 min read
Modeling gives insight to the critical role of streamflow conditions when assessing the concentrations of endocrine disrupting compounds.  
Image of the Day: Colorful Chromosomes
The Scientist Staff | Mar 16, 2017 | 1 min read
This 3-D model of the mouse genome depicts the interactions between chromosomes within an embryonic stem cell.
Image of the Day: Imitation Intestines
The Scientist Staff | Mar 12, 2017 | 1 min read
This 3-D model of human intestinal cells could help scientists develop new antimicrobial drugs and therapeutics.
Deep Pocket Exploration
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2017 | 3 min read
A modification to traditional docking software enables the examination of a ligand’s passage into its receptor.
Infographic: Modeling Molecules’ Receptor Binding
Ruth Williams | Jan 31, 2017 | 1 min read
A software upgrade follows ligands step-wise into their binding sites on receptors.
Designing In Vitro Models of the Blood-Brain Barrier
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 1, 2016 | 7 min read
Choosing the right model, be it 3-D or 2-D, requires wading through varied cell sources, cell types, and cell culture conditions.
Toward Predicting Personalized Neural Responses
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 7, 2016 | 3 min read
Analyzing resting brain scans, researchers can anticipate the brain activities of a person performing a range of tasks. 
Fat Saps Muscle
Tracy Vence | Nov 1, 2015 | 2 min read
The accumulation of fat within skeletal muscle, as happens with obesity, diminishes muscle performance.
Lions Declining in Africa
Karen Zusi | Oct 29, 2015 | 1 min read
A predictive population model suggests that lion populations in West, Central, and East Africa are likely to be halved in the next 20 years.
Hip to be Square
Amanda B. Keener | Jul 6, 2015 | 1 min read
Scientists use 3-D printing and computer modeling to demonstrate the advantages of the seahorse’s non-cylindrical tail.
Model Predicts Zoonotic Hot Spots
Kerry Grens | May 19, 2015 | 1 min read
The midwestern U.S. and central Asia are at high risk for new disease outbreaks from pathogen-bearing rodents, according to a study.
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