Engineering team develops new AI algorithms for high accuracy and cost effective medical image diagnostics

Journal Reference: Hong-Yu Zhou, Xiaoyu Chen, Yinghao Zhang, Ruibang Luo, Liansheng Wang, Yizhou Yu. Generalized radiograph representation learning via cross-supervision between images and free-text radiology reports. Nature Machine Intelligence, 2022; 4 (1): 32 DOI: 10.1038/s42256-021-00425-9 However, conventional medical image diagnosis employing AI algorithms require large amounts of annotations as supervision signals for model training. To … Read more

Global team of scientists determine ‘fingerprint’ for how much warmth, drought is too much for forests

Journal Reference: William M. Hammond, A. Park Williams, John T. Abatzoglou, Henry D. Adams, Tamir Klein, Rosana López, Cuauhtémoc Sáenz-Romero, Henrik Hartmann, David D. Breshears, Craig D. Allen. Global field observations of tree die-off reveal hotter-drought fingerprint for Earth’s forests. Nature Communications, 2022; 13 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-29289-2 Just published in the journal Nature Communications, the … Read more

To destroy cancer cells, team ‘travels back in time’

Journal Reference: Suman Shrestha, A. Clay Clark. Evolution of the folding landscape of effector caspases. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2021; 297 (5): 101249 DOI: 10.1016/j.jbc.2021.101249 In a new study, Clay Clark, chair and professor of biology at The University of Texas at Arlington, explores the ancestry of a class of enzymes responsible for killing cells. … Read more

Virginia Tech’s Orbital Launch Vehicle Team celebrates successful launch in California

Virginia Techs Orbital Launch Vehicle Team celebrates successful launch in

Editor’s note: With Virginia Tech Giving Day 2022 beginning at noon Feb. 23, a series of stories highlighting the impact of donations are featured on VTx this month. In business terms, taking a “30,000 foot view” means stepping back and gaining a high-level, big-picture perspective on a project or challenge. The metaphor also fits the … Read more

One Year on Mars: Celebrate with the Perseverance Team – NASA’s Mars Exploration Program

One Year on Mars Celebrate with the Perseverance Team –

Date Event Venue Type Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 7 p.m. PST von Kármán Lecture: One Year on Mars Speakers: – Jennifer Trosper, Project Manager – Katie Stack Morgan, Deputy Project Scientist Online Talk Virtual Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 7:30 p.m. PST … Read more

Beijing 2022 Olympics: Eileen Gu, the freestyle skier who has become the face of the Chinese team

Beijing 2022 Olympics Eileen Gu the freestyle skier who has

Chinese skier Eileen Gu during her victory in the halfpipe event at the Toyota US Grand Prix in Mammoth (United States), January 8, 2022. MADDIE MEYER / AFP In China, she is affectionately nicknamed “the Frog Princess”, in reference to a green helmet that she had worn during a competition. At just 18 years old, … Read more

At underwater web site, research team finds 9,000-year-old stone artifacts

Journal Reference: John M. O’Shea, Ashley K. Lemke, Brendan S. Nash, Elisabeth P. Sonnenburg, Jeffery R. Ferguson, Alex J. Nyers, Danielle J. Riebe. Central Oregon obsidian from a submerged early Holocene archaeological site beneath Lake Huron. PLOS ONE, 2021; 16 (5): e0250840 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0250840 The obsidian flakes from the underwater archaeological site represent the oldest … Read more

Suite Travel, the strength of a new team that gets back into the game collects the new challenges of the sector

Suite Travel the strength of a new team that gets

Unity is strength. Nothing could be truer in a period like this which has put tourism to a severe test. While many agencies have closed down and many entrepreneurs have thrown in the towel on the other many operators have been able to take up the new challenges and get back into the game, focusing … Read more

Experiment by Team From Makua Lani Christian Academy Picked to Be Part of NASA TechRise Student Challenge | Big Island Now

Experiment by Team From Makua Lani Christian Academy Picked to

A student team from Makua Lani Christian Academy in Kailua-Kona joined the list of winning teams from 57 schools throughout the country in the NASA TechRise Student Challenge. “At NASA, we educate and inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers and explorers,” said NASA Administrator Bill Nelson. “The TechRise Student Challenge is an excellent way … Read more

How you speak up at work can affect whether you’re picked for a team

Journal Reference: Daniel W. Newton, Melissa Chamberlin, Cynthia K. Maupin, Jennifer D. Nahrgang, Dorothy R. Carter. Voice as a Signal of Human and Social Capital in Team Assembly Decisions. Journal of Management, 2021; 014920632110313 DOI: 10.1177/01492063211031303 “What we say within a group, the ideas we suggest and the way we support others, signals something about … Read more

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