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This AI could predict 10 years of scientific priorities—if we let it

Every 10 years, US astronomers have to make some tough decisions. Outlined in a plan called the Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics, a set of studies produced by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, these decisions determine the next decade’s scientific priorities for the field.   The Decadal Survey has set the stage for big leaps in space exploration since the early…

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Why It’s So Hard to Predict Where the Pandemic Is Headed Next

Among the professional hazards faced by Carl Bergstrom, a professor of biology at the University of Washington, is that he is often asked where the Covid-19 pandemic is heading. The question comes in many variations—what next week will be like, or the next school year, or the next winter—and has so for as long as…

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Urbint, which uses AI to predict threats to infrastructure, nabs $60M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Urbint, a company developing software that can predict threats to critical infrastructure, today announced that it raised $60 million in a series C funding round led by Energize Ventures with participation from American Electric Power, and OGCI Climate Investments, as…

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What Factors Predict RA in First-Degree Relatives?

Among a cohort of first-degree relatives of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), certain patient characteristics, as well as symptoms, helped predict a possible increased risk for developing the disease, U.K. researchers reported. In a group of 870 first-degree relatives, 13.3% had the symmetrical and small joint pain that are typical of RA, according to Ian…

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IBM’s AI can predict how Parkinson’s disease may progress in individuals

In the past, we’ve seen doctors use AI software to detect brain tumors, kidney illness and various cancers. Now, researchers from IBM and Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) say they’ve developed a program that can predict how the symptoms of a Parkinson’s disease patient will progress in terms of both timing and severity. In The…

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Scientists can predict which women will have serious pregnancy complications

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Women who will develop potentially life-threatening disorders during pregnancy can be identified early when hormone levels in the placenta are tested, a new study has shown. Pregnancy disorders affect around one in ten pregnant women. Nearly all of the organ systems of the mother’s body need to alter their function during…

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NBA Insiders Predict Huge Paydays for Phoenix Suns’ Young Stars, CP3

Bigs take longer to develop. That’s an oft-repeated notion in the NBA , and perhaps why 2018 No. 1 pick center Deandre Ayton was quickly overshadowed by his ball-handling classmates Luka Doncic (No…

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Some Risk Models Predict GI Bleeds Better Than Others

Two machine learning models, XGBoost and RegCox, showed similarly superior performance in helping clinicians identify high-risk patients for gastrointestinal bleeding, an observational study found. Examining patients prescribed antithrombotic drugs, both the regularized Cox proportional hazards regression (RegCox) and the extreme gradient boosting (XGBoost) models had the best performance in predicting gastrointestinal bleeding in the validation…

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Tool to predict recidivism in federal inmates could make more prisoners eligible for early release

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Passed in 2018, the First Step Act sought to address re-entry challenges for inmates in the federal prison system. The legislation called for developing an assessment tool to identify inmates for release who had the lowest likelihood of recidivism. A new study assessed how the tool was developed and is used,…

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Can genetics predict bothersome hot flashes?

CLEVELAND, Ohio (April 28, 2021)–Hot flashes are a hallmark of the menopause transition. Yet, they don’t strike with the same frequency or severity for all women. A new study suggests that some of the same genetic factors that affect a woman’s reproductive life cycle may also help predict her likelihood of having bothersome hot flashes.…