New test kit for quick, accurate and low-cost screening of diseases

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Researchers may be overlooking complexities in social relations of primates

Related video Anyone who peruses relationship settings on social media knows that our interactions with other humans can be intricate, but a new study in Nature: Scientific Reports suggests that researchers may be overlooking some of these same complexities in the social relations of our closest primate relatives, such as chimpanzees and macaques. “Our study […]

Machine learning technique to predict human cell organization

Related video Using 3-D images of fluorescently labeled cells, Allen Institute researchers used machine learning to find structures inside living cells without fluorescent labels, using only black and white images generated by an inexpensive technique known as brightfield microscopy. Credit: Allen Institute Using 3-D images of fluorescently labeled cells, Allen Institute researchers used machine learning […]

Investigational nasal influenza vaccine tested in children and teens

Related video An early-stage clinical trial testing the safety and immune-stimulating ability of an experimental nasal influenza vaccine in healthy 9- to 17-year-old children and teens has begun enrolling participants at a Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit (VTEU) site at Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri. The VTEU is funded by the National Institute of […]