Blog

Jun 29, 2020

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 modeling for patients, communities

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
By Elizabeth Zimmermann| Discovery's Edge Building predictions based on a set of variables, an effort called modeling, has gotten a lot of airtime during the COVID-19 pandemic. Understanding both the virus and the disease, including how it spreads and its impacts on population health, guides advice to the public on how [...]
Mayo Clinic COVID-19 modeling for patients, communities
Jun 23, 2020

Controversial CRISPR case in China raises stakes for how genetic research is conducted

By Jay Furst @jayfurst
Mayo Clinic colleagues take a close look at what went wrong with the process in China and how it challenged the implicit "social contract" between science and society In November 2018, a Chinese biophysicist used a gene-editing technique known by the acronym CRISPR to edit human embryos for reproductive purposes, and [...]
Controversial CRISPR case in China raises stakes for how genetic research is conducted
Jun 16, 2020

Mayo Clinic, NASA team up to test AI algorithm on colorectal cancer

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
Mayo is working with NASA to sequence the path of cancer — from what causes it to what drives it, and potentially how to prevent it. Mayo researchers and NASA Frontier Development Lab data scientists are embarking on a research sprint this month to optimize an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm for [...]
Mayo Clinic, NASA team up to test AI algorithm on colorectal cancer
Contact Us · Privacy Policy