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Preferential Mixture-of-Experts: Interpretable Models that Rely on Human Expertise as Much as Possible

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M. Pradier, J. Zazo, S. Parbhoo, R. Perlis, M. Zazzi, and F. Doshi-Velez. 2021. “ Preferential Mixture-of-Experts: Interpretable Models that Rely on Human Expertise as Much as...
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Expert reaction to study of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation

12 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study published in Nature Geoscience suggests that the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation , also known as the Gulf Stream System , is the weakest it's been in the...
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Weather Photographer of the Year - Meet the Experts

12 hours ago   |   The Science Council

The Royal Meteorological Society, in association with AccuWeather, is hosting an exclusive FREE virtual event on Thursday 25 March 6-7pm ahead of launching this year's Weather...
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STAT+: A U.S. court ruling may force biologics makers to review patent protections

14 hours ago   |   STAT

In a decision with broad implications for the pharmaceutical industry, a U.S. appeals court recently restricted wide-ranging patent claims for antibody treatments, a ruling...
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Is more simply better? Why Pfizer thinks a booster of its Covid vaccine might work against new variants

16 hours ago   |   STAT   |   2 articles

Could the solution to emerging variants of the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, some of which seem to make current vaccines less effective, be more of the current...
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A coronavirus variant identified in California is more infectious, more deadly, and cases are doubling every 18 days, a study suggests - but the scale of the threat is unclear

A coronavirus variant identified in California is more infectious, more deadly, and cases are doubling every 18 days, a study suggests - but the scale of the threat is unclear

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The coronavirus variant first found in California is more infectious than the original virus strain, more likely to be associated with severe illness...
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Expert reaction to a study suggesting that statins do not have any effect on muscle symptoms

19 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study published in The BMJ suggests that there is no overall effect of statins on the frequency or severity of muscle pain. This Roundup accompanied an SMC Briefing . Prof...
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Expert reaction to preprint from the REACT-2 study of antibody prevalence in England

19 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

A preprint, an unpublished non-peer reviewed paper from the REACT-2 programme, looked at prevalence of antibody positivity to SARS-CoV-2 in 154,000 people between 26 January...
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Moon landing threat: NASA's 'risky' Apollo 11 decision could have ‘ended life on Earth'

Moon landing threat: NASA's 'risky' Apollo 11 decision could have ‘ended life on Earth'

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

MOON LANDING astronauts heading back home could have "ended life on Earth" after NASA took a "risk" to keep their astronauts comfy, according to an expert.
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Ending Lockdown Too Fast Risks New Covid Variants Emerging, Top Scientist Warns

Ending Lockdown Too Fast Risks New Covid Variants Emerging, Top Scientist Warns

1 day ago   |   Huffington Post

Ending Covid lockdown restrictions too swiftly could run the risk of new vaccine-resistant variants taking hold, top expert Sarah Gilbert has said. Speaking to MPs on...
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STAT+: The vial is not half empty: New report lays out ways to address the...

File this under ‘Waste not, want not.' In response to the cost of medicines, a fierce debate has broken out in recent years over ways to reduce the amount of unused liquids... Read more ...

Listen: Covid vaccines for teens, Novavax's remarkable rise, and the future...

Why can't kids get Covid-19 vaccines? Is there hope for biotech penny stocks? And when are feces medicine? We discuss all that and more this week on “The Readout LOUD,” STAT's... Read more ...

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Sarepta wins new drug approval for patients with Duchenne muscular...

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