Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

March 28, 2020
Machine learning puts a new spin on spin models
Tokyo, Japan - Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have used machine learning to study spin models, used in physics to study phase transitions.

New drug could potentially offer better treatment for chronic heart failure
An experimental drug recently concluded a successful third-phase clinical trial and could potentially offer a new treatment for about 300,000 Canadians who have worsening chronic heart failure.

Do ER caregivers' on-the-job emotions affect patient care?
Doctors and nurses in emergency departments at four academic centers and four community hospitals in the Northeast reported a wide range of emotions triggered by patients, hospital resources and societal factors, according to a qualitative study led by a University of Massachusetts Amherst social psychologist.

Burnout a major and growing issue among nation's cardiologists
More than 1 out of 3 heart doctors in the US report feeling burned out, according to results of a new survey presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Together with World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.20/WCC).

The value of diagnostic testing for SARS-CoV-2: When, whom, what and how often to test?
New research published in mBio, an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology, addresses the potential uses of two main types of tests SARS-CoV-2, nucleic acid amplification tests for viral RNA and antibody detection tests.

Modern science reveals ancient secret in Japanese literature
Nearly a millennium and a half ago, red light streaked the night sky over Japan.
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