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Heart-Risk Model Saves Lives: Deep learning model identifies high-risk patients from EKG readings
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Heart-Risk Model Saves Lives: Deep learning model identifies high-risk patients from EKG readings

A deep learning model significantly reduced deaths among critically ill hospital patients.
AlphaFold 3 Embraces All Biochemistry: DeepMind’s AlphaFold 3 enhances 3D biomolecular modeling.
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AlphaFold 3 Embraces All Biochemistry: DeepMind’s AlphaFold 3 enhances 3D biomolecular modeling.

The latest update of DeepMind’s AlphaFold model is designed to find the structures of not just proteins but all biologically active molecules as well as interactions between them.
Predicting Scientific Discoveries: AI predicts scientific breakthroughs using social graphs
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Predicting Scientific Discoveries: AI predicts scientific breakthroughs using social graphs

A new AI method directs scientists toward promising avenues of inquiry.
Toward Managing AI Bio Risk: Over 150 scientists commit to ensure AI safety in synthetic biology research.
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Toward Managing AI Bio Risk: Over 150 scientists commit to ensure AI safety in synthetic biology research.

Scientists pledged to control their use of AI to produce potentially hazardous biological materials.
Cross-Species Cell Embeddings: AI enhances cell type discovery, identifies previously elusive "Norn cells"
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Cross-Species Cell Embeddings: AI enhances cell type discovery, identifies previously elusive "Norn cells"

Researchers used an AI system to identify animal cell types from gene sequences, including a cell type that conventional approaches had discovered only in the past year. 
Robot Chemist: RoboChem, a system that outshines human chemists in chemical synthesis efficiency
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Robot Chemist: RoboChem, a system that outshines human chemists in chemical synthesis efficiency

A robot outperformed human chemists at synthesizing chemicals. Researchers at University of Amsterdam built RoboChem, an integrated robotic system that learned to design light-activated chemical reactions while achieving optimal yields and throughput.
Learning the Language of Geometry: AlphaGeometry, a system that nears expert proficiency in proving complex geometry theorems
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Learning the Language of Geometry: AlphaGeometry, a system that nears expert proficiency in proving complex geometry theorems

Machine learning algorithms often struggle with geometry. A language model learned to prove relatively difficult theorems. 
Early Detection for Pancreatic Cancer: A neural network shows remarkable accuracy in forecasting risk of pancreatic cancer.
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Early Detection for Pancreatic Cancer: A neural network shows remarkable accuracy in forecasting risk of pancreatic cancer.

A neural network detected early signs of pancreatic cancer more effectively than doctors who used the usual risk-assessment criteria. Researchers at MIT and oncologists at Beth Israel Medical Center in Boston...
Deep Learning Discovers Antibiotics: Researchers used neural networks to find a new class of antibiotics.
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Deep Learning Discovers Antibiotics: Researchers used neural networks to find a new class of antibiotics.

Biologists used neural networks to find a new class of antibiotics. Researchers at MIT and Harvard trained models to screen chemical compounds for those that kill methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), the deadliest among bacteria that have...
AI Against Climate Change: A roadmap explores how AI can detect and mitigate greenhouse gases.
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AI Against Climate Change: A roadmap explores how AI can detect and mitigate greenhouse gases.

How can AI help to fight climate change? A new report evaluates progress so far and explores options for the future. The Innovation for Cool Earth Forum, a conference of climate researchers hosted by Japan...
Sharper Vision for Cancer: An AI-powered microscope that helps pathologists detect cancer
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Sharper Vision for Cancer: An AI-powered microscope that helps pathologists detect cancer

A microscope enhanced with augmented reality is helping pathologists recognize cancerous tissue. The United States Department of Defense is using microscopes that use machine learning models based on research from Google to detect cancers.
Surgeons performing brain surgery
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Guiding the Scalpel: Researchers trained neural networks to assist brain surgeons' real-time tumor removal decisions.

A neural network helped brain surgeons decide how much healthy tissue to cut out when removing tumors — while the patients were on the operating table.
Rigorous Trial: AI matches humans in breast cancer diagnosis.
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Rigorous Trial: AI matches humans in breast cancer diagnosis.

A deep learning system detected breast cancer in mammograms as well as experienced radiologists, according to a landmark study.
Letting Chatbots See Your Data: Coding framework LlamaIndex enables data interaction with LLMs
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Letting Chatbots See Your Data: Coding framework LlamaIndex enables data interaction with LLMs

A new coding framework lets you pipe your own data into large language models. LlamaIndex streamlines the coding involved in enabling developers to summarize, reason over, and otherwise manipulate data from documents, databases, and apps using models like GPT-4.
Language Models in Lab Coats: The chatbot search engines for scientific research
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Language Models in Lab Coats: The chatbot search engines for scientific research

Specialized chatbots are providing answers to scientific questions. A new breed of search engines including Consensus, Elicit, and Scite use large language models to enable scientific researchers to find and summarize significant publications, Nature reported.
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