This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
Spotting people most at risk of developing Alzheimer’s is a difficult task. Now a neural network can identify those likely to be diagnosed in the next three years.
New algorithms are able to diagnose disease as accurately as expert physicians.
Researchers used optogenetics and a mobile app to stimulate cells that were designed to produce insulin in diabetic mice.
Fetal lambs lived for weeks in a fluid-filled bag. Tests to help premature babies could begin in three years.
Why the billionaire is wrong that telepathy technology will be available in a few short years.
The maker of the gene therapy Glybera says it doesn’t have enough customers.
But we still don’t understand exactly how young blood reverses decrepitude.
The technology has been touted as a powerful diagnostic tool, but it doesn’t provide answers to everyone.
The project will scrutinize spit, tears, stool, heartbeats, and genomes to search for new predictors of disease.