Metabolic Translator, a new deep-learning tool, may offer a way to see how drugs in development will work in the body, not just the lab.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: machine-learning research drug-development health-and-medicine medications
Many food studies hinge on the honesty of participants about what they've eaten, as well as the accuracy of their memories. Testing urine might work better.
July 28, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: food research health-and-medicine honesty urine
"It's time to address airborne transmission of COVID-19," declared 230 scientists in a recent letter. One of them explains what that means in practical terms.
July 10, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: covid-19 viruses research featured health-and-medicine pandemics
Got a computer? You can help resarchers learn more about the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 from your house with [email protected]
July 2, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: covid-19 research proteins computers featured health-and-medicine citizen-scientists
From the 1970s to the 2010s, only 5% of publications highlighted race in the top-tier psychological journals researchers looked at for a new study.
June 30, 2020 • ~11 min
Tags: psychology research racism society-and-culture race-and-ethnicity
Of the roughly 1,500 COVID-19 research studies registered on clinicaltrials.gov, only a handful currently report collecting data on ethnicity. That's a problem.
June 24, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: covid-19 bias research clinical-trials health-and-medicine race-and-ethnicity
A new paper argues that researchers could infect volunteers with COVID-19 in an ethical way to speed up vaccine research.
June 1, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: covid-19 ethics vaccines viruses research health-and-medicine
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