Using Edge AI to listen to the ‘silent voices’ of cattle

IMAGE: This is an overview of cattle observing systems equipped with a ‘Sense and Think Collar’. view more  Credit: Research Center for the Earth Inclusive Sensing Empathizing with Silent Voices A joint project team led by Tokyo Institute of Technology (hereinafter, “Tokyo Tech”), Shinshu University and Information Services International-Dentsu, Ltd. (hereinafter, “ISID”) developed cattle observing systems…

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On-chip drug screening for identifying antibiotic interactions in eight hours

IMAGE: This is the back cover image for the Lab on a Chip. view more  Credit: KAIST A KAIST research team developed a microfluidic-based drug screening chip that identifies synergistic interactions between two antibiotics in eight hours. This chip can be a cell-based drug screening platform for exploring critical pharmacological patterns of antibiotic interactions, along with…

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Collecting the right quantity of evidence: How the brain makes a difficult decision

IMAGE: The main conclusions of the two studies are illustrated in this cartoon, where the rat must identify the texture as grooved or smooth. The first Current Biology study identified the… view more  Credit: Mathew Diamond, SISSA New research conducted in the Cognitive Neuroscience group of SISSA shows that a perceptual decision – recognizing an object…

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Commentary: Modifications to Medicare rules could support care innovation for dialysis

ATLANTA –In a commentary published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, public health researchers suggest adjustments to recently proposed rule changes on how Medicare pays for dialysis services. Medicare spends approximately $35 billion annually on care for beneficiaries with end-stage renal disease (kidney failure), more than 7 percent of Medicare’s total paid claims. Over…

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Kentucky’s Senator McConnell Supports Bill to Raise Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco to 21

WASHINGTON — Senator Mitch McConnell, long one of the tobacco industry’s loyal allies, said on Thursday that he would sponsor legislation to raise the minimum age to 21 for the purchase of tobacco and e-cigarettes. Mr. McConnell, the Republican Senate majority leader whose home state, Kentucky, is the nation’s second-largest tobacco producer, said he was…

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3 Things To Know When Washing Denim

Premyuda YospimGetty Images You’ve got your seven-step nightly skincare routine down pat―so why don’t you care for your quality fashion pieces the way you care for your complexion? Just like “squeaky clean” cleansers can strip your skin of its natural moisture barrier, cheap detergents fade the color and texture on your favorite denim fast. That’s…

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