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All creatures great and small: Sequencing the blue whale and Etruscan shrew genomes

All creatures great and small: Sequencing the blue whale and Etruscan shrew genomes

Researchers illustrated that size doesn't matter when they assembled sequences for two new reference genomes — one from the world’s largest mammal and one of the smallest.

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Scientists more likely to engage with the public when supported by their research institutions

Scientists more likely to engage with the public when supported by their research institutions

The Morgridge Science Communication Incubator Lab questions why scientists may or may not be willing to pursue public engagement opportunities.

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Morgridge scientist aims to shatter the ‘ballistic barrier’ in imaging

Morgridge scientist aims to shatter the ‘ballistic barrier’ in imaging

With support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), Morgridge investigator Randy Bartels will be on a quest to break the “ballistic barrier” in biomedical imaging to peer more deeply into living tissue.

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Rising Sparks: Katherine Overmyer, Metabolism

Rising Sparks: Katherine Overmyer, Metabolism

Katie Overmyer collaborates with metabolism researchers to push the boundaries of mass spectrometry technology and uncover answers to important biological questions.

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AI in Biomedicine: Promises and Pitfalls

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AI in Biomedicine: Promises and Pitfalls

What does our future with artificial intelligence look like? In the field of biomedicine, promise is mixed with pitfalls. In recent years, the amount of data biologists generate in their experiments has exploded — far exceeding what humans alone can analyze. New advancements in AI, driven by powerful computational tools, could illuminate hidden mysteries and patterns of human diseases, and even pave the way for new therapeutics and treatments. But what challenges might we face?

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