Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

May 12, 2019
Artificial intelligence could prevent unneeded tests in patients with stable chest pain
Artificial intelligence (AI) could prevent unnecessary diagnostic tests in patients with stable chest pain, according to research presented today at ICNC 2019.

Older fathers put health of partners, unborn children at risk, Rutgers study finds
Men who delay starting a family have a ticking 'biological clock' -- just like women -- that may affect the health of their partners and children, according to Rutgers researchers.

Machine learning overtakes humans in predicting death or heart attack
Machine learning is overtaking humans in predicting death or heart attack.

Teachers predict pupil success just as well as exam scores
New research from King's College London finds that teacher assessments are equally as reliable as standardised exams at predicting educational success.

GPs need training to tackle chronic opioid use
GPs must be better-equipped to support patients to manage the psychological challenge of reducing their opioid use -- according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

Maternal microbes mediate diet-derived damage
New research in The Journal of Physiology has found, using a mouse model, that microbes in the maternal intestine may contribute to impairment of the gut barrier during pregnancy.

Autophagy in dendritic cells helps anticancer activity
Autophagy contributes to the homeostasis of a cell and recently another function of autophagy has been reported.

Optical security: Tunable-resonator upconverted emission color printing
Scientists have demonstrated a new optical security element that not only combines microprints with invisible inks, but also makes them colorful.
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