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Algorithm Predicts Epileptic Seizures In Real-Time

Engineering students have created a system designed to prevent seizures caused by epilepsy, a neurological disorder affecting millions. First, the team needed to develop a seizure-prediction algorithm. The students created a machine-learning algorithm that was “very good” at predicting seizures: It […]

The image on the left shows a compact model of the heliosphere, supported by this latest data, while the image on the right shows an alternate model with an extended tail. (Credit: Kostas Dialynas et al. (left); NASA (right))

Solar Wind ‘Bubble’ Is More Basketball Than Comet

The huge bubble formed by the sun’s magnetic influence may be shaped much more like a basketball than a comet, new measurements show. The solar wind-magnetic solar material that constantly flows out from the sun—fills the inner solar system, reaching […]

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Cancer-Causing Toxin Turns Up In Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower seeds and products made from them are often contaminated with a toxin produced by molds, report researchers. This poses an increased health risk in many low-income countries worldwide. Sunflower seeds In a new study, a team of scientists documented […]