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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UK Launches Trial of Contact Tracing App on Isle of Wight
Jef Akst | May 6, 2020
Bluetooth-enabled technology will attempt to track people’s interactions on the British island—and potentially elsewhere in the UK—as lockdowns are lifted.
Smartphone Semen Assay
Kerry Grens | Mar 23, 2017
An app-based sperm analyzer screens for signs of male infertility.
Opinion: Acquiring Extra Senses
Bernd Fritzsch | Sep 1, 2016
Animals’ diverse sensory abilities will guide a technology-based revolution that gives humans perception beyond our natural senses.
Smartphone Diagnostic
Jef Akst | Feb 5, 2015
Researchers design a device that attaches to a smartphone to test for diverse infectious diseases from a drop of blood.
Measuring DNA with a Smartphone
Jef Akst | Dec 23, 2014
A new microscope attachment can allow smartphone users to take a closer look at fluorescently labeled DNA.
Mobile Microbiome
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jun 26, 2014
Cell phones are populated with many bacteria commonly found on users’ hands. 
New Tech Boosts Science
Tia Ghose | Oct 1, 2011
From iPhone apps to cloud computing, everyday digital technologies are helping advance drug discovery, conduct clinical trials, and improve medical care.