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Artificial Intelligence to Speed up Alzheimer’s Disease Research

May 16th, 2019 Siavash Parkhideh Informatics, Neurology, Pathology, Psychiatry Researchers from UC Davis and UC San Francisco have developed a new artificial intelligence tool to scale up Alzheimer’s research. They have created a deep learning system to identify amyloid plaques in brain slices of patients, spotting specific subtypes of Alzheimer’s disease, in the process enabling… Read More »

Need for speed: The quest for the world's fastest humans, without an engine

But in the middle of this desolate valley of brown-yellow scrub brush, amid cows and wooden telephone poles and with views of dirt-brown hills, there’s a windy 5-mile stretch of flat highway where world records are broken every year. Since 2000, the World Human Powered Speed Challenge (originally called the World’s Fastest Bicycle Competition) has… Read More »