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  1. How many become one


    15.10.2019

    Peeping into the black box of AI to discover how collective behaviours emerge


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  2. Tumor resistance is promoted by anti-cancer protein


    23.9.2019

    New study reports the discovery of a mechanism that renders anti-cancer protein p53 ineffective against hypoxic cancer cells and in fact promotes their survival!


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  3. How sleepless nights compromise the health of your gut


    18.9.2019

    Why are individuals that have irregular schedules more susceptible to gut inflammation and obesity? A study by the Immunophysiology group reveals a link between gut immune function and the brain’s circadian clock may very well be the answer.


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  4. Novel math could bring machine learning to the next level


    4.9.2019

    “Allowing humans to drive the learning process of learning machines is fundamental to move towards a more intelligible artificial intelligence and reduce the skyrocketing cost in time and resources that current [learning machines] require in order to be trained”. – Mattia Bergomi


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  5. Major breakthrough in centuries-old puzzle


    12.8.2019

    A new psychophysical law discovered by the Circuit Dynamics & Computation group proved to be crucial for the solution of a 200-years-old puzzle


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  • Pardo-Vazquez JL, Castiñeiras-de Saa JR, Valente M, Damião I, Costa T, Vicente MI, Mendonça AG, Mainen ZF, Renart A (2019) The mechanistic foundation of Weber's law Nat. Neurosci. 22 (9)
  • Maia, A.; Oliveira, J.; Lajnef, M.; Mallet, L.; Tamouza, R.; Leboye, M.; Oliveira-Maia, A. J. (2019) Oxidative and nitrosative stress markers in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis Acta Psychiatr Scand
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