Scientists further improve accuracy of directional polarimetric camera

Fig.1. DPC all field of view response acquisition system. Credit: HUANG Chan Recently, researchers from the Optical Remote Sensing Center of the Anhui Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (AIOFM), Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) have successfully improved the accuracy of directional polarimetric camera (DPC) laboratory polarization calibration via new methods. DPC, which has […]

Deep Longevity publishes an epigenetic aging clock of unprecedented accuracy

IMAGE: Aging is accompanied by specific patterns of epigenetic marks that attach to DNA and can be studied to understand subcellular aging mechanisms view more  Credit: Fedor Galkin 8 December 2020 — Deep Longevity, a Hong-Kong based longevity startup, has published their research on the epigenetics of aging in the Aging and Disease journal. The article […]

Accuracy of rapid COVID test may be lower than previously suggested

The accuracy of a rapid finger-prick antibody test for SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for covid-19 infection, may be considerably lower than previously suggested, finds a study published by The BMJ. The results suggest that if 10% of people given the test had previously been infected, around 1 in 5 positive test results would be incorrect […]