Machine Learning Methods and Their Applications in Precision Medicine

Machine Learning Methods and Their Applications in Precision Medicine

Whenever the topic of artificial intelligence is brought up, the first thought that comes to mind is the multitude of human-like robots increasingly featured in TV shows and movies. However, despite our collective fascination with the anthropomorphized artificial intelligence in mainstream media, perhaps the most exciting promise of artificial intelligence is its capacity to perform data analysis at a level impossible for humans.

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When Viruses and Carbon Nanotubes Collide: A Novel Approach to Cancer Imaging

When Viruses and Carbon Nanotubes Collide: A Novel Approach to Cancer Imaging

In innovative new work, researchers in the Bhatia and Belcher laboratories at MIT have developed a new tool to screen for small tumors that are embedded deep within tissues by combining a virus, carbon nanotubes, and a small molecule that specifically recognizes ovarian cancer cells.

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