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The institutes will lead a consortium of researchers investigating the molecular underpinnings of diabetic retinopathy, a key cause of blindness.

"It's actually pretty difficult to build an artificially intelligent machine," according to a top Google life scientist, who is more focused on iterative machine learning.

The effort aims to identify a suite of markers that could aid in management of type II diabetes and related conditions like retinopathy and kidney damage.

Singapore Eye Research Institute's Roger Beuerman wants to bring point-of-care eye diagnostics to the ophthalmologist's office.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sistemic today announced an agreement with NHS Scotland to develop biomarkers for the early detection of diabetic retinopathy and infective keratitis.
Financial and other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Investigators from the Scripps Research Institute have published new preclinical data indicating that inhibiting microRNA-132 in the eye can prevent the neovascularization associated with wet age-related macular degeneration and similar eye conditions.

The 80,448-square-foot Hershey Center for Applied Research, opened two years ago, is the first of up to a dozen buildings totaling 1.2 million square feet envisioned for a 165-acre campus near Penn State's Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.

Retraction Watch's Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus report that Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital have recommended that more than 30 papers from a former researcher be retracted.

Thomas Steitz, who won the 2009 chemistry Nobel Prize for his ribosome work, has died, the Washington Post reports.

In PLOS this week: mechanisms for genes implicated in coronary artery disease, rumen microbes and host genetics influence cow methane production, and more.