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AI-based smartphone apps to spot skin cancer endanger the public, experts warn

AI-based smartphone apps to spot skin cancer endanger the public, experts warn

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Smartphone apps that use artificial intelligence (AI) to spot skin cancer are endangering the public, many of whom trust that these apps are safe to use, experts at the British Association of Dermatologists
Researchers analyze the way in which social ties may demonstrate a kind of bipolarity

Researchers analyze the way in which social ties may demonstrate a kind of bipolarity

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Humans have evolved as social animals. From childhood, we are taught the benefits of forging ties and being empathetic as a strategy for survival and mental well-being — or at least that is the ideal. Sometimes,
Scientists reveal mutational frequency in SARS-CoV-2 proteome based on structural characteristics

Scientists reveal mutational frequency in SARS-CoV-2 proteome based on structural characteristics

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The rapid outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) caused the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, which has infected more than 538 million people worldwide. Scientists
Automated barcode applicator for microplates and petri dishes

Automated barcode applicator for microplates and petri dishes

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Porvair Sciences announce eGecko² – an automated barcode application system that provides the ideal high throughput solution for precisely applying barcode labels onto racks of plates and Petri dishes. Image
INTEGRA pipettes simplify PCR testing for COVID-19

INTEGRA pipettes simplify PCR testing for COVID-19

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Matrix Diagnostics – a dedicated COVID-19 testing lab in California – is relying on INTEGRA Biosciences’ EVOLVE and MINI 96 pipettes to streamline and accelerate its PCR workflows. Founded in January
Researchers highlight the impact of macrophage subtypes on acute kidney injury to CKD transition

Researchers highlight the impact of macrophage subtypes on acute kidney injury to CKD transition

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Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a condition in which kidneys are unable to filter waste from the blood effectively, leading to various health complications. Numerous studies have demonstrated that acute kidney
New perspective shows high burden of breast cancer mortality for Black women began in the 1980's

New perspective shows high burden of breast cancer mortality for Black women began in the 1980's

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A new perspective by researchers from the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio shows the high burden of breast cancer mortality in African American
Disease ecologist receives $3.5 million to take modeling to the next level with EpiMoRPH

Disease ecologist receives $3.5 million to take modeling to the next level with EpiMoRPH

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Mathematical modeling-; which combines math, statistics, computing and data-; is a critical tool for public health professionals, who use it to study how diseases spread, predict the future course of outbreaks
Researchers investigate COVID fog and chemokine C–C motif ligand 11

Researchers investigate COVID fog and chemokine C–C motif ligand 11

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In a recent study published in Cell, researchers assessed the characteristics of brain fog reported by some coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients. Study: COVID fog demystified. Image Credit: eamesBot/Shutterstock Background In
Researchers investigate infertility trends in the United States from 1995 to 2019

Researchers investigate infertility trends in the United States from 1995 to 2019

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In a recent study published in Fertility and Sterility, researchers estimated the changes in infertility in the United States (US) from 1995 to 2019. Study: Estimates of infertility in the United States:
Life science sample tracking and management

Life science sample tracking and management

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From Ziath LtdJun 15 2022Reviewed by Maria Osipova Ziath has published a new catalogue that provides an informative technical introduction to its extensive range of innovative readers, scanners, software,
The virucidal effects of tea tree oil against FCoVII and HCoV-OC43

The virucidal effects of tea tree oil against FCoVII and HCoV-OC43

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In a recent study published in Molecules, researchers assessed the probable efficacy of tea tree oil (TTO) as a natural disinfectant against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
States fight student mental health crisis with days off

States fight student mental health crisis with days off

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Linnea Sorensen falls into a funk whenever her girlfriend of four years leaves for her six-month stints with the Marines, and the high school junior has trouble concentrating on her class work. “I’m
Spinal posture assessment in health exams reliably detects cognitive decline

Spinal posture assessment in health exams reliably detects cognitive decline

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A mass survey of citizens aged 50 to 89 years examined whether cognitive decline could be detected by sagittal spinal balance measurement based on a radiological approach. Doctors from Shinshu University
New machine learning algorithm finds a gene signature characteristic of tumors

New machine learning algorithm finds a gene signature characteristic of tumors

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How do cancer cells differ from healthy cells? A new machine learning algorithm called “ikarus” knows the answer, reports a team led by MDC bioinformatician Altuna Akalin in the journal Genome
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