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HMS Researcher to Lead $104 Million Federal Project Tackling Antibiotic Resistance

Multi-institutional effort aims to develop technology to transform diagnosis, treatment of bacterial infections
27-Sep-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How the Heart Starts Beating

Researchers discover that heart cells in developing zebrafish start beating suddenly and all at once
21-Sep-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Fourth of U.S. Health Visits Now Delivered by Non-Physicians

From 2013 to 2019 the share of U.S. health care visits delivered by non-physicians such as nurse practitioners or physician assistants increased from 14 to 26 percent.
12-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists discover a previously unknown way cells break down proteins

Short-lived proteins control gene expression in cells to carry out a number of vital tasks, from helping the brain form connections to helping the body mount an immune defense. These proteins are made in the nucleus and are quickly destroyed once...
18-Aug-2023 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Neurons Grow Comfortable in Their Own Skin

Neurons that sense different types of touch are “born” unspecialized but develop specific features based on the skin type they end up innervating.
23-Aug-2023 6:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Most Important Question About Long COVID

What causes long COVID? More than three years after the start of the pandemic, this remains the most bedeviling question about a mystifying syndrome estimated to affect some 65 million people globally — an epidemic in its own right with no clear...
10-Aug-2023 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Good Is That AI-Penned Radiology Report? 

New study identifies concerning gaps between how human radiologists score the accuracy of AI-generated radiology reports and how automated systems score them.
4-Aug-2023 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Historical DNA Study Connects Living People to Enslaved and Free African Americans at Early Ironworks

A first-of-its-kind analysis of historical DNA ties tens of thousands of living people to enslaved and free African Americans who labored at an iron forge in Maryland known as Catoctin Furnace soon after the founding of the United States. The...
31-Jul-2023 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Artificial Intelligence Beyond the Clinic

Artificial intelligence's impact goes beyond clinical medicine. It is reshaping science in more profound ways.
21-Aug-2023 8:00 AM EDT

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COVID-19’s Lessons for Future Pandemics

Scientists discuss what may come next as SARS-CoV-2 evolves and why COVID-19 won’t be our last pandemic
17-Nov-2022 4:45 PM EST

Can AI Transform the Way We Discover New Drugs?

At a glance: New open-source data science platform aims to optimize AI-driven drug discovery Platform can help alleviate challenges of drug discovery, overcome common hurdles in machine-learning design and performance Platform serves as...
17-Nov-2022 4:15 PM EST

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COVID-19’s Endlessly Shifting Landscape

COVID-19 experts discuss public and individual risk management during the transition into endemicity
25-Mar-2022 1:45 PM EDT

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Seeing Shapes

Understanding the brain’s visual system could inform the development of better artificial systems
7-Dec-2021 5:50 PM EST

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Breaking Down Boosters

A vaccine booster is readied for use.
22-Nov-2021 3:20 PM EST

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