COVID-19 is "the perfect storm for the diffusion of false rumor and fake news," and analysts are tracking the misinformation in hopes of curbing its spread.
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Despite physical isolation, MIT mathematicians in the Simons Collaboration on Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory and Computation have built a one-stop portal to online talks around the world.
The institute's various open-source algorithms to analyze neural signals are discussed, including SpikeForest, which is described in a May 19 paper published in eLife.
Two Northeastern University journalists describe how the political right seized on a preprint, criticized by many scientists as flawed, that claimed COVID-19 wasn't that deadly.