“In most cases, a seed of $25 million is too high. It makes no sense.”

Some call it a crisis and some call it “organized restructuring”. Either way, it is undeniable that recent months have seen a correction in Israel’s high-tech ecosystem as companies have laid off dozens of employees and IPO listings have been scrapped at the last minute. 2021 saw record-breaking money invested in Startup Nation, and yesterday’s … Read more

On government spending, Congress decides not to make a decision

Congress is supposed to complete annual appropriations bills before the fiscal year begins on October 1. But it rarely happens, and this year is no different, as lawmakers scramble to pass a short-term funding bill so they can delay the final project. Decisions until at least December. Meanwhile, focusing on the midterm elections, House Republicans … Read more

Using AI during colonoscopy increases polyp detection rates and reduces costs

An appendix is ​​a small growth in colon tissue that can develop into colorectal cancer. Patients with polyps have a higher risk of developing cancer in the future. The use of artificial intelligence (AI) during colonoscopy, and endoscopic camera examination, could be useful for detecting precancerous polyps, says Yoichi Mori, MD, associate professor of the … Read more

New microfluidic device mimics the exchange of nutrients between mother and fetus infected with placental malaria

placental malaria as a result Plasmodium falciparum The infection can lead to serious complications for both the mother and the baby. Placental malaria causes approximately 200,000 newborn deaths each year, mainly due to low birth weight, as well as 10,000 maternal deaths. Placental malaria is caused by red blood cells infected with parasites that attach … Read more

The National Institutes of Health’s Bridge2AI program aims to expand the use of artificial intelligence by the biomedical and behavioral research communities

The National Institutes of Health will invest $130 million over four years, pending the availability of funds, to accelerate the widespread use of artificial intelligence (AI) by the biomedical and behavioral research communities. The Bridge to Artificial Intelligence (Bridge2AI) program of the Joint Fund of the National Institutes of Health brings together team members from … Read more

Study suggests regular activity patterns are important for healthy aging and mental health

A new study led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh shows that older adults who rise consistently early and stay active throughout the day are happier and perform better on cognitive tests than those with irregular activity patterns. The results have been published online at Gamma Psychiatry, indicates that the activity patterns – ; … Read more

Duke researchers identify hidden chlamydial cloaking device

Chlamydia, the main cause of bacterial sexually transmitted infections, evades detection and eradication within human cells using a masking device. But researchers at Duke University have recognized the fringe of the invisibility cloak and now hope they can unravel it. To enter the cell and reproduce peacefully, many pathogenic bacteria, including chlamydia, cover themselves with … Read more