The animal translators

The New York Times | August 30, 2022

Scientists have begun deploying machine-learning systems to decode animal communication, such as DeepSqueak that can automatically detect, analyze and categorize the ultrasonic vocalizations of rodents. Kevin Coffey, PhD, is quoted.

The promise of UW study on personalized drug treatment

The Seattle Times (editorial) | August 25, 2022

Preliminary data from a recent study by ADAI determined that people responded positively when they received personal attention and follow-ups in programs such as syringe exchanges and clinics that offer medications to blunt addiction cravings, counseling and health care.