Near-infrared imaging and machine learning can identify hidden tumors

Tumors can be damaging to surrounding blood vessels and tissues even if they’re benign. If they’re malignant, they’re aggressive and sneaky, and often irrevocably damaging. In the latter case, early detection is key to treatment and recovery. But such detection can sometimes require advanced imaging technology, beyond what is available commercially today. For instance, some […]

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Here’s what Facebook’s oversight board says the company should do

Facebook Inc’s independent oversight board made its first binding decisions on Thursday, overruling the company’s actions in four of the five cases it reviewed. The oversight board also made non-binding recommendations, calling for the company to make its content moderation policies clearer and more precise. DECISIONS OVERTURNED: A post from a user in Myanmar with […]

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Nearly third of US young people prescribed psychoactive drugs admit misusing them

Nearly a third of US teens and young adults prescribed a psychoactive drug misuse that drug, with the likelihood of misuse rising with age, suggests an analysis of national survey responses published in the online journal Family Medicine & Community Health. Stimulants and tranquillisers were more likely to be misused than opioids, the findings indicate. […]

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