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Covid-19 “super-spreading” events play outsized role in overall disease transmission

Mathematical analysis suggests that preventing large gatherings could significantly reduce Covid-19 infection rates. There have been many documented cases of Covid-19 “super-spreading” events, in which one person infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus infects many other people. But how much of a role do these events play in the overall spread…

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An interdisciplinary approach to sustainable PPE

United under the Sustainability Incubator Fund, researchers strategize sustainable sourcing solution for crises at the local and global level. “Crisis moments can be the best time for collective trust building,” says Jarrod Goentzel, principal research scientist and lecturer for the Center for Transportation and Logistics (CTL) and director of the…

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AI Cures: data-driven clinical solutions for Covid-19

MIT conference illustrates technologies developed in response to the pandemic and new opportunities for AI solutions for clinical management. Modern health care has been reinvigorated by the widespread adoption of artificial intelligence. From speeding image analysis for radiology to advancing precision medicine for personalized care, AI has countless applications, but…

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Emery Brown wins Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience

Award cites major contributions to statistical analysis of brain activity and advancing the neuroscience of anesthesia. The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) announced today that it has awarded the Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience to Emery N. Brown, the Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Medical Engineering and Computational Neuroscience…

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