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Map of the eastern, tropical North Atlantic with the route of the Meteor from 13 to 15 September 2015 (black line). The sea surface temperatures of 14 September 2015 are shown in color, the arrows indicate the direction and strength of the wind at that time. The turbulence measurements with the microstructure probe are marked…

This spring, much of the healthcare industry hoped that artificial intelligence could be a key tool in stemming the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic across the world. But the results weren’t just underwhelming. In some cases, they were “anti-constructive,” said Dr. Isaac Kohane, chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School, during…

Aggrestusku: The Short Time Strikes Back was initially announced for iOS and Android a mere three weeks ago and now it’s available for both platforms. We’ve covered it before, but if you didn’t see our previous article on the game, it’s a match-three puzzler featuring everybody’s favourite death metal-loving red panda. In Aggrestusku: The Short Time…

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The afterglow of GRB181123B, captured by the Gemini North telescope, marked with a circle. Credit: Northwestern University The farther away an object lies in the universe, the fainter it appears through the lens of a telescope. So when a Northwestern University-led team of astrophysicists detected an afterglow of a short gamma ray burst (SGRB) located…

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is associated with greater risks for long-term adverse cardiovascular events than surgery in patients with chronic total occlusion (CTO) and multivessel coronary disease, new research shows. But among patients whose SYNTAX Score II favored PCI or demonstrated equipoise between PCI and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), the two strategies yielded similar…