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Tag: Machine Learning

Gut bacteria
Most of the genetic changes associated with increasing age disappear in the absence of gut bacteria, according to a new fruit fly study [1]. It’s a pretty surprising finding, and while there are some important implications, it’s also a bit challenging to interpret. A flat aging line The experiment itself was relatively straightforward. A team...
The robot eye of AI
A group of scientists has created a neural network that identifies senescent cells by their morphology and can be used for senolytic drug screening [1]. Image recognition is a showcase triumph of artificial intelligence. While this problem was considered extremely hard to crack in previous decades, algorithms have now exceeded human abilities in multiple cases....
Determined but not complacent, grounded but hopeful, Dr. Leonid Peshkin is one of the scientists working on understanding aging so that it may one day be treated like we treat any other ailment. As he revealed in an interview with the Boston Globe in mid-2018, the idea of having to lose oneself and one's loved...
Happy Holidays everyone! Just a quick update on the MouseAge project which was successfully funded earlier this year thanks to the support of the community. We are happy to announce that those who donated to MouseAge and qualified for a signed copy of the new book Juvenesence by Jim Mellon and Al Chalabi should be receiving them...
The use of artificial intelligence and, in particular, machine learning is becoming increasingly popular in research. These systems excel at high-speed data analysis, interpretation, and laborious research tasks, such as image assessment. One of the areas in which machine learning has been enjoying success is image recognition. Now, researchers have begun to use machine learning...
Today we have another video update from the Mouseage team who are working to create the first artificial intelligence-based photographic biomarker of aging in mice. The project aims to provide researchers with a cheap and effective biomarker system that can be used to quickly determine if interventions against the age-related diseases are effective as well...