If you think having your phone identify the nearest bus stop is cool, wait until it identifies your mood. Rochester engineers are developing a new computer program that gauges human feelings through speech, with substantially greater accuracy than existing approaches.
Type 1 diabetics show more complications and poor outcomes than Type 2 and non-diabetic women. Historically, research on diabetes in pregnancy hasn’t differentiated between the two types.
An experiment to look for one of nature’s most elusive subatomic particles is underway in a stainless steel tank nearly a mile underground beneath the Black Hills of South Dakota. And among the dozens of scientists involved in the research is physics Professor Frank Wolfs.
That restless voice in your head may be doing you some good after all: some self-described neurotics also have the lowest levels of Interleukin 6 (IL-6), a biomarker for inflammation and chronic disease.
DNA analysis and pathogen testing relies on filtration. These new membrane filters will be about 1,000 times thinner than the sponge-like filters used now, lending themselves to yet smaller, portable instrumentation for use in the field.