Receiving Genetic Information Can Change Risk

Millions of people in the United States alone have submitted their DNA for analysis and received information that not only predicts their risk for disease...

Artificial Intelligence And The Future Of Medicine

Washington University researchers are working to develop artificial intelligence (AI) systems for health care, which have the potential to transform the diagnosis and treatment of...

Narrowing The Universe In The Search For Life

Humankind’s exploration of space has for years pondered one central question: Is there another world somewhere in the universe where human beings could survive? And...

Laser-Pointing System Could Help Tiny Satellites Transmit Data To Earth

A new laser-pointing platform developed at MIT may help launch miniature satellites into the high-rate data game. Since 1998, almost 2,000 shoebox-sized...

Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease In Brain Scans Six Years Before A Diagnosis

Using a common type of brain scan, researchers programmed a machine-learning algorithm to diagnose early-stage Alzheimer’s disease about six years before a clinical diagnosis is...

Tiny Satellites Could Be ‘Guide Stars’ For Huge Next-Generation Telescopes

There are more than 3,900 confirmed planets beyond our solar system. Most of them have been detected because of their “transits” — instances when a...

Fluctuating Personal Income May Be Associated With An Increased Heart Disease Risk

Sudden, unpredictable drops in personal income during young adulthood are associated with an increased risk of developing heart disease and/or dying from any cause, according...

Fungi Cause Brain Infection And Memory Impairment In Mice

Fungal infections are emerging as a major medical challenge, and a team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine has developed a mouse model...

Experimental Antibody ‘Cocktail’ Protects Animals From Three Deadly Ebola Viruses

Scientists from academia, industry, and government have developed a combination of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) that protected animals from all three Ebola viruses known to cause...

Suicide Risk More Than Quadruples For People With Cancer

People with cancer are more than four times more likely to commit suicide than people without cancer, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

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