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UK scientists run new simulations that show Sanchi oil spill contamination could reach Japan within a month

UK scientists run new simulations that show Sanchi oil spill contamination could reach Japan within a month

An updated emergency ocean model simulation shows that waters polluted by the sinking Sanchi oil tanker could reach Japan within a month. The new supercomputer simulation also shows that although...

BU med school uses new AI to significantly improve human kidney analysis

The ability to quantify the extent of kidney damage and predict the life remaining in the kidney, using an image obtained at the time when a patient visits the hospital...

KU researchers use machine learning to predict new details of geothermal heat flux beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet

KU researchers use machine learning to predict new details of geothermal heat flux beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet

A paper appearing in Geophysical Research Letters uses machine learning to craft an improved model for understanding geothermal heat flux -- heat emanating from the Earth's interior -- below the Greenland Ice...

SETI project homes in on strange 'fast radio bursts'

SETI project homes in on strange 'fast radio bursts'

Recent observations of a mysterious and distant object that emits intermittent bursts of radio waves so bright that they're visible across the universe provide new data about the source but...

NYC Health Department spots 10 outbreaks of foodborne illness using Yelp reviews since 2012

A supercomputer system developed by Columbia University with Health Department epidemiologists detects foodborne illness and outbreaks in NYC restaurants based on keywords in Yelp reviews Using Yelp, 311, and reports...

CaseMed researchers win $2.8 million to repurpose FDA-approved drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease

NIH award to propel biomedical informatic, clinical, and animal studies Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and collaborators have received a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the...