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March 22, 2017
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Sometimes the Vatican thinks like a politician

The leaked US diplomatic cables from Wikileaks points to Vatican’s political mind. The cables reveal Pope John Paul II’s dream of a Christian Europe. The Pope and his Ministry were hopeful the introduction of Euro as a common currency in the European Union would help to realize that dream. Continue Reading →

March 20, 2017
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Q&A: New CPIRT director on lung infections, antibiotics, and climate change

This summer, the new Yale Center for Pulmonary Infection Research and Treatment (CPIRT) held its first meeting, with the goal of breathing fresh air into the science of lung infection. Conceived by associate professor Dr. Charles Dela Cruz as a cross-disciplinary hub for investigators, CPIRT brings together innovative minds from basic, translational, and clinical research areas across Yale. The center’s ultimate aim is to develop better treatments for both acute and chronic ailments — from pandemic flu to emphysema — that are affected by lung infections. Continue Reading →

March 19, 2017
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Warum Hinwegsehen helfen kann

Forscher entwickeln mit Spieltheorie These zur Entwicklung der Zusammenarbeit

Moralsysteme sind der Schlüssel zur Unterscheidung zwischen “gut” und “böse” und damit für die Festlegung sozialer Ordnungen elementar. Ein internationales Forschungsteam um den Mathematiker Tatsuya Sasaki von der Universität Wien hat nun eine neue optimale Theorie zur Entwicklung von Zusammenarbeit im Sinne der evolutionären Spieltheorie vorgelegt. Die Wissenschafter haben herausgefunden, dass die moralische Nicht-Bewertung ein effektiver Grundstein beim Aufbau einer Kooperation ist. Die Ergebnisse wurden kürzlich im Fachjournal Scientific Reports veröffentlicht.

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March 19, 2017
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Blueberry concentrate improves brain function in older people

Drinking concentrated blueberry juice improves brain function in older people, according to research by the University of Exeter.

In the study, healthy people aged 65-77 who drank concentrated blueberry juice every day showed improvements in cognitive function, blood flow to the brain and activation of the brain while carrying out cognitive tests. There was also evidence suggesting improvement in working memory. Continue Reading →

March 16, 2017
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IBM Watson Health to Integrate MedyMatch Technology into Cognitive Imaging Offerings to Help Doctors Identify Head Trauma and Stroke

MedyMatch Application to Help Doctors Identify Head Trauma and Stroke

Tel Aviv, Israel – 16 Mar 2017: MedyMatch Technology today announced a collaboration with IBM (NYSE: IBM) Watson Health to bring MedyMatch’s A.I.-based clinical decision support application to imaging experts working in hospital emergency rooms and other acute care settings to help doctors identify instances of intracranial bleeding as a result of head trauma and stroke. Initially, IBM Watson Health’s Imaging group will distribute the MedyMatch brain bleed detection application globally through its vendor neutral sales channels. Moving forward, IBM Watson Health and MedyMatch will develop interoperability between MedyMatch’s application and IBM Watson Health Imaging’s offerings. Continue Reading →