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Training AI models to answer ‘what if?’ questions could improve medical treatments

The researchers found that causal machine learning (ML) can estimate treatment outcomes – and do so better than the machine learning methods generally used to date. Causal machine learning makes it easier for clinicians to personalise treatment strategies, which individually improves the health of patients. The results, reported in the journal Nature Medicine, suggest how causal machine learning could improve...

Ehab Abouheif named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Apr 19, 2024

Ehab Abouheif, James McGill Professor in the Department of Biology at McGill, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), one of the highest distinctions in the global science community, which recognizes contributions...

Ehab Abouheif named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Apr 19, 2024

Ehab Abouheif, James McGill Professor in the Department of Biology at McGill, has been elected a Fellow of the American...

Mess is best: disordered structure of battery-like devices improves performance

Apr 19, 2024

Researchers led by the University of Cambridge used experimental and computer modelling techniques to study the porous carbon electrodes used...

Training AI models to answer ‘what if?’ questions could improve medical treatments

Apr 19, 2024

The researchers found that causal machine learning (ML) can estimate treatment outcomes – and do so better than the machine...

A biomedical engineer pivots from human movement to women’s health

Apr 19, 2024

Watching her uncle play a video game when she was a small child started Shaniel Bowen on her path to...

From neurons to learning and memory

Apr 19, 2024

Harnett, who recently earned tenure in MIT’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, now studies the electrical properties of neurons...

“Nanostitches” enable lighter and tougher composite materials

Apr 19, 2024

To save on fuel and reduce aircraft emissions, engineers are looking to build lighter, stronger airplanes out of advanced composites....

Roundup of Key Statements

Oct 14, 2023

In response to the Hamas attacks on Israel:Statement from President Linda Mills and NYU Board of Trustees Chair Evan CheslerIn response to the letter sent by the president of the NYU Law Student Bar Association:Memos to the community from the...

Roundup of Key Statements

Oct 14, 2023

In response to the Hamas attacks on Israel:Statement from President Linda Mills and NYU Board of Trustees Chair Evan CheslerIn...

New path facilitates campus access for students

Feb 2, 2023

Campus lifeNew path facilitates campus access for studentsThe ‘Nordstien’ path at DTU Lyngby Campus creates a shortcut for cyclists and...

Australians under increasing financial stress

Jan 2, 2023

This is the highest percentage of financial stress among Australians during the COVID-19 pandemic and almost as high as pre-pandemic...

$54m boost for ANU-backed eco start-up

Jan 2, 2023

An ANU-backed start-up has raised $54 million in their mission to rid the world of plastic pollution. Samsara Eco is...

Happily ever after? A new chapter for traditional fairy tales

Jan 2, 2023

24 October 2022From Little Red Riding Hood to the Ugly Duckling, fairy tales have long been read to children across...

UniSA to host 24-hour, global space innovation competition

Jan 2, 2023

31 October 2022Students, entrepreneurs and developers will work together to solve real world space challenges at the upcoming ActInSpace competition...

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Mess is best: disordered structure of battery-like devices improves performance

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