Tag Archives: Learning

Learning how to mourn during a pandemic

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. As the death toll of the COVID-19 pandemic grows, so does our grief — and our need to process it. But… Read More »

Sweet as: The science of how diet can change the way sugar tastes: Learning and tasting are controlled by the same molecules, animal studies show – Science Daily

Researchers at the University of Sydney have discovered the basic science of how sweet taste perception is fine-tuned in response to different diets. While it has long been known that food can taste different based on previous experience, until now we didn’t know the molecular pathways that controlled this effect. Professor Greg Neely at the… Read More »

Machine Learning Helps Design Complex Immunotherapies

May 8th, 2019 Siavash Parkhideh Informatics, Medicine, Nanomedicine Spherical Nucleic Acid (SNA) Researchers from Northwestern University have leveraged machine learning to aid in the design of nanomedicines for immunotherapy. They utilized a high-throughput method to synthesize 800 unique immunostimulatory nanoparticles called Spherical Nucleic Acids (SNAs). “Spherical nucleic acids represent an exciting new class of medicines… Read More »