Model: COVID-19 deaths won’t peak in most states for weeks

It may be several weeks before COVID-19 deaths peak in most of the United States, according to a model that relies on US data.

Christine Sinatra-UT Austin • futurity
April 20, 2020 ~7 min

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Math model: COVID-19 to peak April 20 in United States

According to a mathematical model, the coronavirus pandemic will peak on April 20, give or take four days. Here's how they arrived at that date.

James Urton-Washington • futurity
April 13, 2020 ~7 min

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Tool predicts who’ll get seriously sick from COVID-19

A new artificial intelligence tool predicts which patients will develop severe respiratory disease due to COVID-19. It could help fight the spread.

James Devitt-NYU • futurity
March 30, 2020 ~6 min

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To get investors for farm energy projects, account for uncertainty

A new model could boost investment in anaerobic digesters, farm-based sustainable energy projects that generate electricity from manure.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Feb. 18, 2020 ~4 min

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Gene ‘scorecard’ could personalize cancer diagnosis

A new "scorecard" that looks at 29 different genes could be a tool to improve cancer diagnosis. It may also help predict patient survivability.

National University of Singapore • futurity
Feb. 12, 2020 ~5 min

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AI learns to predict extreme weather the old-school way

A new AI system taught itself to predict extreme weather 5 days ahead of time. It uses methods that have been outdated since the 1950s.

Jade Boyd-Rice • futurity
Feb. 6, 2020 ~9 min

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Method predicts crop traits from ‘baby’ corn

"'s like sequencing an infant's RNA and analyzing what sort of traits the infant may develop later in life," but for corn.

Layne Cameron-Michigan State • futurity
Jan. 8, 2020 ~3 min

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To prep for future heat, sort out climate modeling

New research on two climate modeling methods indicates the need to use them properly to prep for future heat.

Teju Hari Krishna-U. Melbourne • futurity
Jan. 6, 2020 ~3 min

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Can blood markers show when healthy cells turn into cancer?

Researchers are working to find ways to predict when a cancer will start. It would offer a way to guide decisions about treatment.

Mike Williams-Rice • futurity
Dec. 30, 2019 ~6 min

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Computer models could predict where we’ll go as seas rise

Researchers argue that new computer models are the best way to predict how current policies will affect migration in the face of rising sea levels.

Jill Kimball-Brown • futurity
Nov. 29, 2019 ~4 min

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