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Johns Hopkins researchers use deep learning to combat pancreatic cancer

Only 7 percent of patients live five years after diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, the lowest rate for any cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Elliot K. Fishman, MD, a researcher and radiologist at Johns Hopkins, is on the forefront of trying to change this statistic, and he’s using artificial intelligence to do it. Fishman […]

Bottles of Roundup weed killer move along the production line at the herbicide manufacturing facility operated by Monsanto.

Monsanto ordered to pay $289M in California Roundup cancer trial

Jasper Juinen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Bottles of Roundup weed killer move along the production line at the herbicide manufacturing facility operated by Monsanto. A California jury on Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused him cancer and ordered the company […]