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Month: April 2019

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Machine-made data models improve predictions for premature death

April 26, 2019

Researchers analyze a lot of data about specific diseases to discover new biomarkers and better predict treatment outcomes.University of Nottingham UK researchers, however, have taken a wide-angle approach to data and disease, enabling computers to essentially teach themselves to better predict early death from chronic disease in a large middle-aged population.

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Let’s get together online April 24

April 18, 2019

Join the Webinar ‘From Chaos to Control: Transforming Biospecimen Procurement’ Your research, your goals and your biospecimen procurement challenges are paramount, and that’s why we do our best to anticipate your needs on the iSpecimen Marketplace, in person, and here on our blog. Do you still have questions for us? Or are you new to […]

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Human biospecimens + AI = new insights

April 11, 2019

Every human biospecimen contains a wealth of data – about patients, their conditions and the biological processes that the sample has undergone. Data is also the currency of artificial intelligence, which is streamlining discovery by crunching data as biospecimens are presented to computers.

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Brain nerve cell

Can the adult human brain make new cells?

April 4, 2019

Can the adult human brain make new cells? A new study pushes the pendulum on this unsettled question back to yes, asserting that neurons regenerate in the hippocampus well into old age.

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