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Portable AI device turns coughing sounds into health data for flu and pandemic forecasting

Researchers have developed a portable surveillance device that uses machine learning to detect coughing and crowd size in real-time. The system can use the data to directly monitor flu-like illnesses, community trends, and virus spread potential. The system could help monitor the spread of infection and provide a public health response during an epidemic.... Read More...
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Second Type of Schizophrenia Discovered

Combining neuroimaging data with artificial intelligence, researchers have identified two distinct neuroanatomical subtypes of schizophrenia. The first, more typical subtype is associated with a lower widespread volume of gray matter compared to healthy controls. In the second subtype, gray matter volume is largely similar to healthy brains.... Read More...
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Learning difficulties due to poor connectivity, not specific brain regions

Combining neuroimaging data with machine learning technology, researchers discover children with well-connected brain hubs have either very specific cognitive problems, such as poor listening skills, or no cognitive difficulties at all. Children with poorly connected hubs have widespread and severe cognitive difficulties.... Read More...
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Artificial intelligence yields drug that halts antibiotic-resistant bacteria

A new deep learning algorithm helped researchers identify a powerful new antibiotic compound that kills many of the world's most problematic, disease-causing bacterias, including those which have so far been resistant to common antibiotics.... Read More...