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2020-2022 Data Science Health Innovation Fellowships - Applications due August 2

/ June 10, 2020

As part of the Innovate For Health initiative, the University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley) and University of California San Francisco (UCSF) are currently soliciting applications for outstanding data scientists to join the Data Science Health Innovation Fellowship Program.

Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter shares a point on the Turkana Wind Power project in Marsabit County to President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto during its inauguration on July 18,2019. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

COVID-19 locks Kenya's future in green energy

Dan Kammen / June 7, 2020

This article cross-posted with Covid-19 locks Kenya's future in green energy  June 7, 2020  |  The Daily Nation (Nairobi, Kenya) Daniel Kam­men, Khadija Famau, and Joseph Odongo    ___________________________ 

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Improving the accuracy of CT scans for COVID-19 diagnosis

Marsha Fenner / June 4, 2020

BIDS Consulting Data Scientist and LBL Computational Research Scientist Dani Ushizima is working with a team at Berkeley Lab to evaluate and improve the accuracy of CT scans to diagnose COVID-19.    The American medical community has been skeptical of using CT scans to diagnose COVID-19, because the abnormalities on the lungs of COVID-19 patients often look very similar to other infections and upper respiratory illnesses, including influenza, H1N1, other SARS viruses, and MERS.

Lead author David Ackerly tags an Oregon oak, one of the species that primarily occupies cooler, north-facing locations, at Pepperwood Preserve. Photo by Michelle Halbur.

Research shows potential shifts in distribution of California species

/ June 1, 2020

This article is cross-posted from Research shows potential shifts in distribution of California species June 1, 2020  |   Jacob Shea   |  CNR News

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BIDS researchers receive CZI funding to revitalize NetworkX

Marsha Fenner / May 27, 2020

BIDS researchers have received funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) for their work on the open source research software platform NetworkX, which serves as the fundamental network analysis tool for creating and manipulating graphs and networks in Python.

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Machine learning can help get COVID-19 aid to those who need it most

Joshua Blumenstock / May 14, 2020

This article cross-posted fromMachine learning can help get COVID-19 aid to those who need it most: With pandemic stakes so immediate and consequential, coordinate to share lessons and minimize risks. May 14, 2020  |  Joshua Blumenstock   |  Nature ___________________________

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Introducing Pycro-Manager

Henry Pinkard / May 14, 2020

This article cross-posted fromIntroducing Pycro-Manager May 14, 2020  |   Henry Pinkard   |   Image.sc Forum ___________________________

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COVID-19: Tracking, data privacy and getting the numbers right

/ May 13, 2020

This article cross posted with COVID-19: Tracking, data privacy and getting the numbers right May 13, 2020  |  Jill Hodges, CDSS Communications  |  Berkeley News

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