“SCOUT” helps researchers find, quantify significant differences among organoids

Unbiased, high-throughput analysis pipeline improves utility of “minibrains” for understanding development and diseases such as Zika infection.

David Orenstein | Picower Institute for Learning and Memory • mit
Dec. 14, 2020 ~9 min

Automating material-matching for movies and video games

Animators spend hours adding textures to objects. A new machine-learning system simplifies the process.

Adam Conner-Simons | MIT CSAIL • mit
Dec. 10, 2020 ~5 min

New role for ultrasound: Imaging lungs

Scientists once thought ultrasound would never be useful in looking at lung health. An expert explains how new advances are changing that.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Dec. 3, 2020 ~12 min

New microscope technique reveals details of droplet nucleation

The initiation of droplet and bubble formation on surfaces can now be directly imaged, allowing for design of more efficient condensers and boilers

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 2, 2020 ~9 min

Algorithm reduces use of riskier antibiotics for UTIs

Machine learning model predicts probability that a particular urinary tract infection can be treated by specific antibiotics.

Adam Conner-Simons | Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL • mit
Nov. 5, 2020 ~7 min

Imaging tech captures molecule ‘wobble’ in 3D

Called CHIDO, Mexican slang for "cool," the new technology takes imaging single molecules into the third dimension.

Bob Marcotte-U. Rochester • futurity
Oct. 23, 2020 ~8 min

More pleasure in hookups with good body image

Unlike lots of other research on sex, a new study looks at pleasure, not dysfunction. The findings link positive body image with greater enjoyment.

Pate McCuien-U. Missouri • futurity
Oct. 12, 2020 ~5 min

New virtual reality software allows scientists to ‘walk’ inside cells

Virtual reality software which allows researchers to ‘walk’ inside and analyse individual cells could be used to understand fundamental problems in biology and

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 12, 2020 ~4 min

6 feet may not keep musicians safe during the pandemic

A new study looks at the droplets musicians exhale on stage to figure out how to keep performers and audiences safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jade Boyd-Rice • futurity
Oct. 8, 2020 ~8 min

6 feet may not keep musicians safe during the pandemic

A new study looks at the droplets musicians exhale on stage to figure out how to keep performers and audiences safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jade Boyd-Rice • futurity
Oct. 8, 2020 ~8 min

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