Genomic time machine in sea sponges

Journal Reference: M. Sabrina Pankey, David C. Plachetzki, Keir J. Macartney, Marianela Gastaldi, Marc Slattery, Deborah J. Gochfeld, Michael P. Lesser. Cophylogeny and convergence shape holobiont evolution in sponge–microbe symbioses. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41559-022-01712-3 “This work shows how microbiomes have evolved in a group of organisms over 700 million years old,” said … Read more

Machine learning predicts conduct disorder in kids

Journal Reference: Lena Chan, Cortney Simmons, Scott Tillem, May Conley, Inti A. Brazil, Arielle Baskin-Sommers. Classifying Conduct Disorder using a biopsychosocial model and machine learning method. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 2022; DOI: 10.1016/j.bpsc.2022.02.004 The study appears in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, published by Elsevier. The researchers used baseline data from over … Read more

Machine learning model could better measure baseball gamers’ performance

New research at the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology could make a similar impact on the sport. The team has developed a machine learning model that could better measure baseball players’ and teams’ short- and long-term performance, compared to existing statistical analysis methods for the sport. Drawing on recent advances in natural … Read more

A cautionary tale of machine learning uncertainty

Journal Reference: Aishik Ghosh, Benjamin Nachman. A cautionary tale of decorrelating theory uncertainties. The European Physical Journal C, 2022; 82 (1) DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-022-10012-w The Standard Model of particle physics offers a robust theoretical picture of the fundamental particles, and most fundamental forces which compose the universe. All the same, there are several aspects of the … Read more

‘Fingerprint’ machine learning technique identifies different bacteria in seconds

Journal Reference: Eojin Rho, Minjoon Kim, Seunghee H. Cho, Bongjae Choi, Hyungjoon Park, Hanhwi Jang, Yeon Sik Jung, Sungho Jo. Separation-free bacterial identification in arbitrary media via deep neural network-based SERS analysis. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2022; 202: 113991 DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2022.113991 Their results were made available online on Jan. 18 in Biosensors and Bioelectronics, ahead of … Read more

Entanglement unlocks scaling for quantum machine learning

Journal Reference: Kunal Sharma, M. Cerezo, Zoë Holmes, Lukasz Cincio, Andrew Sornborger, Patrick J. Coles. Reformulation of the No-Free-Lunch Theorem for Entangled Datasets. Physical Review Letters, 2022; 128 (7) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.128.070501 “Our work proves that both big data and big entanglement are valuable in quantum machine learning. Even better, entanglement leads to scalability, which solves … Read more

Machine learning antibiotic prescriptions can help minimize resistance spread

Journal Reference: Mathew Stracy, Olga Snitser, Idan Yelin, Yara Amer, Miriam Parizade, Rachel Katz, Galit Rimler, Tamar Wolf, Esma Herzel, Gideon Koren, Jacob Kuint, Betsy Foxman, Gabriel Chodick, Varda Shalev, Roy Kishony. Minimizing treatment-induced emergence of antibiotic resistance in bacterial infections. Science, 2022; 375 (6583): 889 DOI: 10.1126/science.abg9868 The paper, published today in Science, is … Read more

Machine learning outperforms clinical experts in classifying hip fractures

Journal Reference: E. A. Murphy, B. Ehrhardt, C. L. Gregson, O. A. von Arx, A. Hartley, M. R. Whitehouse, M. S. Thomas, G. Stenhouse, T. J. S. Chesser, C. J. Budd, H. S. Gill. Machine learning outperforms clinical experts in classification of hip fractures. Scientific Reports, 2022; 12 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-06018-9 Two convolutional neural networks … Read more

Machine learning helps mathematicians make new connections

Journal Reference: Alex Davies, Petar Veličković, Lars Buesing, Sam Blackwell, Daniel Zheng, Nenad Tomašev, Richard Tanburn, Peter Battaglia, Charles Blundell, András Juhász, Marc Lackenby, Geordie Williamson, Demis Hassabis, Pushmeet Kohli. Advancing mathematics by guiding human intuition with AI. Nature, 2021; 600 (7887): 70 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04086-x While computers have long been used to generate data for … Read more

Season of women: “sewing machine” prevents German podium

Season of women sewing machine prevents German podium

Voigt clears away without a spare Vanessa Voigt did a good job again as a starting runner and gave the German quartet a tailor-made start. The 24-year-old Thuringian, almost the discovery in the German team, proved her nerve strength at the shooting range and cleared all the targets despite a wild hit pattern. “I was … Read more