FDA Approves Endari for Sickle Cell Disease

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved an L-glutamine oral powder (Endari) that reduces oxidant damage to red blood cells for treatment of sickle cell disease. Compared to placebo, Endari reduced the frequency of sickle cell crises by 25% and...

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Neural Networks Learn Recipes from Photos of Food

MIT researchers are exploring using a neural network to learn recipes from photos of finished dishes. The team used a dataset of on million examples. The trial model worked best on desserts; sushi was more challenging. (July 21, 2017)

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New Data Suggest Possible Evidence for Planet #9

Astronomers at Complutense University of Madrid have analyzed data and indicate the potention for a planet located at a distance between 300 to 400 astronomical units (AUs). By comparison, Neptune is approximate 30 AUs from the sun. (July 12, 2017)

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