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Monthly Archives: November 2020

Long Lingering COVID-19 Symptoms

Written by: Kaylee Zhou Once diagnosed with COVID-19, a majority of patients recover within two weeks; however, some continue to suffer from symptoms even after negative test results. As we all know, COVID-19 symptoms include coughing, fever, difficulty breathing, fatigue, among others, but some common

How Cells Sacrifice Themselves to Boost Immunity

Written By: Osayenmwen Omozusi There are many cells in the human body. From cartilage cells, which form a firm tissue, to white blood cells that help with immunity, they are vital for human life. Recent information came out regarding the possibility of different cells in

Burning Brazil

Written by Erin Yoo Edited by JuWon Park and Eunice Kim The Pantanal is burning. As the largest natural wetland in the world, the Pantanal is home to thousands of plant and animal species, many of which are endangered (Burchard-Levine, 2020). It’s  located in the

Talking to Machines

Written by Gloria Wang In the past decade, the quest for artificial intelligence has taken off at a pace faster than anyone expected. From the deep learning breakthrough in 2012 to beating the Go world champion in 2016, artificial intelligence (AI) has improved by leaps

Doudna and Charpentier Make Chemistry Nobel Prize History

Written By: Ashley Koca On October 7th, 2020, Nobel Prize history was made. For the first time, two women share the prize in chemistry for their co-discovery of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology. Jennifer Doudna of the University of California, Berkeley, and French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier

Federated learning for medical datasets 

Written By: JuWon Park “Garbage in, garbage out”, or GIGO, is a common saying in computing that describes the importance of human decision-making to create quality datasets for accurate models. In previous articles, we mentioned the potential applications of AI-driven diagnostics in institutions like hospitals.