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Artificial intelligence

Tesla to host second artificial intelligence day in August - Reuters.com

2022-05-17 23:25:00 UTC

Tesla to host second artificial intelligence day in August - Reuters.comTesla Inc (TSLA.O) top boss Elon Musk said on Tuesday the electric-car maker will host its second artificial intelligence day on Aug. 19, with the company likely to expand on plans to fine Read more at Reuters


The US Military Is Building Its Own Metaverse

2022-05-17 11:00:00 UTC

The US Military Is Building Its Own MetaverseDefense tech companies have latched on to the metaverse hypebut what theyre building will be a far cry from Metas virtual world.
Read more at Wired


Level Up Your AI Skillset and Dive Iinto The Deep End Of TinyML

2022-05-16 15:00:00 UTC

Level Up Your AI Skillset and Dive Iinto The Deep End Of TinyMLMachine learning (ML) is a growing field, gaining popularity in academia, industry, and among makers. We will take a look at some of the available tools to help make machine learning easier, but first, lets review some of the terms commonly used in machine l Read more at Makezine.com


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Bioinformatics

Rare genetic variants not the major contributing factors to common diseases, study finds

2022-05-16 16:40:08 UTC

Rare genetic variants not the major contributing factors to common diseases, study findsAlthough some rare genetic variants can increase the risk of disease markedly for a few individuals, the genetic contribution to common diseases is mostly due to a combination of many common genetic variants with small effects, according to a new study. Read more at Science Daily


Bioinformatics Market Size to Hit Around US$ 45.6 Bn by 2030

2022-05-16 14:00:00 UTC

Bioinformatics Market Size to Hit Around US$ 45.6 Bn by 2030According to Precedence Research, the global bioinformatics market size is expected to hit around US$ 45.6 billion by 2030 and expanding growth at a CAGR of ... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


BC Platforms, Euformatics and Oncompass Medicine form a partnership to develop oncology NGS workflows for buyer consortium of seven major European hospitals

2022-05-18 06:00:00 UTC

BC Platforms, Euformatics and Oncompass Medicine form a partnership to develop oncology NGS workflows for buyer consortium of seven major European hospitalsBC Platforms (BCP), a global leader in healthcare data management and analytics, Euformatics, headquartered in Finland, and Oncompass Medicine, headquartered... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


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Genomics

Bill Gates: Vaccines are a miracle. Its mind-blowing somebody could say the opposite

2022-05-15 11:00:28 UTC

Bill Gates: Vaccines are a miracle. Its mind-blowing somebody could say the oppositeThe Microsoft co-founder takes questions from scientists, academics and readers on Ukraine, Covid, Jeffrey Epstein and moreBill Gates strides into the boardroom of Bafta in central London, pumps my hand and the clock starts ticking. Its been noted before tha Read more at The Guardian


Bionano Genomics to Present at the 2022 H.C. Wainwright Global Investment Conference

2022-05-17 20:05:00 UTC

Bionano Genomics to Present at the 2022 H.C. Wainwright Global Investment ConferenceSAN DIEGO, May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bionano Genomics, Inc. (BNGO), pioneer of optical genome mapping (OGM) solutions on the Saphyr system and... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Exploring the ethical challenges in microbiome research

2022-05-16 16:05:28 UTC

Exploring the ethical challenges in microbiome researchA human rights activist and a group of anthropologists and human biologists are casting a critical lens on the way that microbiome research is conducted with Indigenous peoples. Read more at Phys.Org


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Genetics

Number crunching: why ultra-processed foods have a calorie problem

2022-05-17 06:00:51 UTC

Number crunching: why ultra-processed foods have a calorie problemHow we process a calorie depends on genetics, hormones and the food its in. The trouble is that 50% of our calories come from ultra-processed foods everything from biscuits to hummusA calorie is a calorie, right? Fixed and unchanging, like a gram, or a mil Read more at The Guardian


OCA-T1 and OCA-T2 are coactivators of POU2F3 in the tuft cell lineage

2022-05-16 00:00:00 UTC

placeholder imgNature - OCA-T1 and OCA-T2 are coactivators of POU2F3 in the tuft cell lineage
Read more at Nature.com


Ridley Scott Carefully Avoided Answering Blade Runner's Biggest Replicant Question

2022-05-16 15:00:37 UTC

Ridley Scott Carefully Avoided Answering Blade RunnerIn the decades after it was released, "Blade Runner" was dissected by fans and critics alike. People poured over its grim vision of the future, enraptured by the sci-fi glimpse it gave of a 2019 Los Angeles that was unlike anything anyone had ever seen. But i Read more at /FILM


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GWAS

Robust inference of bi-directional causal relationships in presence of correlated pleiotropy with GWAS summary data

2022-05-16 14:00:00 UTC

Robust inference of bi-directional causal relationships in presence of correlated pleiotropy with GWAS summary dataAuthor summary Inferring causal relationships between two traits based on observational data is one of the most important as well as challenging problems in scientific research. The potential impact of such an application on and beyond genetics/genomics is si Read more at Plos.org


Annotating functional effects of non-coding variants in neuropsychiatric cell types by deep transfer learning

2022-05-16 14:00:00 UTC

Annotating functional effects of non-coding variants in neuropsychiatric cell types by deep transfer learningAuthor summary A large number of genetic variants have been statistically associated with the risks of common diseases. However, whether such variants are actual risk variants and when and where they function are often unknown. To address this challenge, mach Read more at Plos.org


Digging into diversity to understand diabetes

2022-05-16 16:00:00 UTC

Digging into diversity to understand diabetesResearchers are searching large, diverse genetic databases to better understand the roots of diabetes in diverse populations. The post Digging into diversity to understand diabetes appeared first on Scope. Read more at Stanford.edu


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Data science

Citizen scientists help discover more than 1,000 new asteroids

2022-05-16 17:24:55 UTC

Citizen scientists help discover more than 1,000 new asteroidsCrowd-sourced project unearths more than 1,000 asteroids in 37,000 Hubble images.
Read more at Ars Technica


Science, stopwatch, and a bit of art: GB rowers mission to rekindle magic

2022-05-15 07:00:24 UTC

Science, stopwatch, and a bit of art: GB rowers mission to rekindle magicAthletes seeking to restore the days of serial Olympic success have endured a testing transition to the post-Grbler eraIt is a bright, chilly morning on the Redgrave Pinsent rowing lake near Caversham as, one stroke at a time, the UKs elite rowers start to Read more at The Guardian


Tableau adds natural language explanations to make analytics more approachable

2022-05-17 07:01:00 UTC

Tableau adds natural language explanations to make analytics more approachableTableau has announced the next generation of its cloud-first product with Data Stories and many more capabilities.
Read more at VentureBeat


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Population genetics

Rare genetic variants not the major contributing factors to common diseases, study finds

2022-05-16 16:40:08 UTC

Rare genetic variants not the major contributing factors to common diseases, study findsAlthough some rare genetic variants can increase the risk of disease markedly for a few individuals, the genetic contribution to common diseases is mostly due to a combination of many common genetic variants with small effects, according to a new study. Read more at Science Daily


The Intersectionality of Hate

2022-05-17 20:10:00 UTC

placeholder imgWhy an anti-Black shooters manifesto is also steeped in anti-Semitism
Read more at The Atlantic


What is Breast Cancer Genetics Testing

2022-05-17 17:14:01 UTC

What is Breast Cancer Genetics TestingWhat is breast cancer genetics testing? Family history of breast cancer? Of Ashkenazi Jewish descent? Get tested for BRCA mutation.
Read more at Elanaspantry.com


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Inheritance

A Timeless Problem That Needs a Modern Makeover

2022-05-17 11:00:00 UTC

placeholder imgA striking proportion of Americans doesnt have a will. Nontraditional families are left uniquely vulnerable.
Read more at The Atlantic


The Problems That Come With Success And Good Fortune: From Impostorism And Narcissism To Humility

2022-05-16 13:22:17 UTC

The Problems That Come With Success And Good Fortune: From Impostorism And Narcissism To HumilityA young woman about to inherit a huge amount of wealth struggled to come to terms with the emotional reality of her inheritance.
Read more at Forbes


Pensioners gift thousands to help adult children battle inflation

2022-05-18 05:00:00 UTC

Pensioners gift thousands to help adult children battle inflationOne in seven over-50s changing inheritance plans and give money earlier
Read more at Telegraph.co.uk


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Bioinformatics AI

BC Platforms, Euformatics and Oncompass Medicine form a partnership to develop oncology NGS workflows for buyer consortium of seven major European hospitals

2022-05-18 06:00:00 UTC

BC Platforms, Euformatics and Oncompass Medicine form a partnership to develop oncology NGS workflows for buyer consortium of seven major European hospitalsBC Platforms (BCP), a global leader in healthcare data management and analytics, Euformatics, headquartered in Finland, and Oncompass Medicine, headquartered... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Drug-discovery pioneer Verseon delivers breakthrough once predicted by Steve Jobs

2022-05-16 14:46:00 UTC

Drug-discovery pioneer Verseon delivers breakthrough once predicted by Steve JobsLONDON, May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple's visionary founder Steve Jobs once said, "The biggest innovations of the 21st century will be at the intersection of biology and technology." Silicon Valley-based Verseon now sees itself at this juncture after build Read more at PRNewswire


[C4P]: 16th International Workshop on Neural-Symbolic Learning and Reasoning (NeSy-2022)

2022-05-16 10:22:42 UTC

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Precision medicine

Global Precision Medicine Market (2022 to 2027) - Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts

2022-05-17 12:18:00 UTC

Global Precision Medicine Market (2022 to 2027) - Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and ForecastsGlobal Precision Medicine Market Global Precision Medicine Market Dublin, May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Precision Medicine Market: Global Industry... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Rare genetic variants not the major contributing factors to common diseases, study finds

2022-05-16 16:40:08 UTC

Rare genetic variants not the major contributing factors to common diseases, study findsAlthough some rare genetic variants can increase the risk of disease markedly for a few individuals, the genetic contribution to common diseases is mostly due to a combination of many common genetic variants with small effects, according to a new study. Read more at Science Daily


Insights on the Precision Medicine Global Market to 2027 - by Product, Technology, Application, End-user and Region

2022-05-17 20:30:00 UTC

Insights on the Precision Medicine Global Market to 2027 - by Product, Technology, Application, End-user and RegionThe "Precision Medicine Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027" report has been added to... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


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Health

F.D.A. Expected to Soon Clear Pfizer Booster for Children Ages 5 to 11

2022-05-16 20:05:19 UTC

F.D.A. Expected to Soon Clear Pfizer Booster for Children Ages 5 to 11Given that the age group has the lowest coronavirus vaccination rate of all eligible Americans, public health experts are not expecting a rush for the booster. Read more at New York Times


Indias construction workers bear the brunt of heatwave

2022-05-17 05:24:32 UTC

Indias construction workers bear the brunt of heatwaveA brutal heatwave is wreaking havoc on the health and livelihoods of India's working poor
Read more at BBC News


Buffalo Suspect Planned Attack for Months, Online Posts Reveal

2022-05-17 00:49:09 UTC

Buffalo Suspect Planned Attack for Months, Online Posts RevealThe 18-year-old was able to buy an assault-style weapon even though he had been held for a mental health evaluation in high school.
Read more at New York Times


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Technology

Freeport expects copper leaching technology to go mainstream - Reuters

2022-05-17 15:42:00 UTC

Freeport expects copper leaching technology to go mainstream - ReutersFreeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX.N) expects widespread adoption of new leaching technologies that help miners extract low concentrations of copper from waste rock, President Kathleen Quirk said on Read more at Reuters


Futures climb as technology and growth stocks rebound - Reuters.com

2022-05-17 11:21:00 UTC

Futures climb as technology and growth stocks rebound - Reuters.comU.S. stock index futures jumped on Tuesday, as strong earnings from Home Depot and United Airlines added to an upbeat global mood driven by hopes of easing crackdown on tech firms and COVID-19 in China. Read more at Reuters


Porsche develops its EV sports car platform with this special Cayman GT4

2022-05-16 14:11:56 UTC

Porsche develops its EV sports car platform with this special Cayman GT4The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance is testing the Mission R's technology.
Read more at Ars Technica


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Scientific publications

Super Flower Blood Moon weather forecast: What to expect in the US for the total lunar eclipse

2022-05-15 14:22:33 UTC

Super Flower Blood Moon weather forecast: What to expect in the US for the total lunar eclipseA total eclipse of the moon will occur tonight (May 15). Here's the weather forecast for the Super Flower Blood Moon.
Read more at Space.com


AIM ImmunoTech Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update

2022-05-16 11:05:00 UTC

AIM ImmunoTech Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update- First quarter marked by peer-reviewed journal and abstract publications showcasing statistically significant efficacy data of Ampligen in late-stage... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Who owns Einstein? The battle for the worlds most famous face

2022-05-17 05:00:49 UTC

Who owns Einstein? The battle for the worlds most famous faceThanks to a savvy California lawyer, Albert Einstein has earned far more posthumously than he ever did in his lifetime. But is that what the great scientist would have wanted?In July 2003, the physicist and Pulitzer-prize-nominated author Dr Tony Rothman rece Read more at The Guardian


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