Oh, Good. Another Domain We've Lost Out to Computers | GenomeWeb

Score one for automated bioimaging: a study in the journal Brain reports that a computer algorithm designed to diagnose Alzheimer's from brain scans proved more accurate than the current standard -- blood tests, family interviews, and clinicians looking at the brain scan themselves. The experiments were conducted by scientists at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at University College London, according to this BBC article.

 

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.

An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.

Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.

The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.