Scientific Method in the age of large language models

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The rapid progress in large language models (LLMs) and their widespread accessibility have sparked enthusiasm and concern in the scientific community. Ethical and policy experts in artificial intelligence highlight the need for careful and responsible use of these technologies to maintain scientific integrity and trust. LLMs, which emerged around 2017, are deep learning models trained … Read more

Discovery Reveals Possible Common Threads Between Many Neurodegenerative Diseases

Common Threads Between Many Neurodegenerative Diseases

A monumental new study published in Cell has revealed a startling and potentially game-changing discovery in neurodegenerative disease research. An international dream team of researchers found that a protein called TMEM106B, normally tasked with clearing out cellular junk, can abnormally clump into harmful aggregates known as fibrils. This bombshell finding provides the first evidence of … Read more