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A new machine learning framework provides doctors with a reliable tool to help diagnose Alzheimer's disease early.

What do we know about monkeypox, what do we not know, and what efforts are going into modelling it?

The COVID-19 emergency resulted in some amazing mathematical collaborations.

Here's a simple game at which a human can out-fox even the cleverest algorithm.

The INI is celebrating its 30th birthday. What is it and what is it do for maths and mathematicians?

Fascinating stuff. Is there a possible discreprancy between using historical information to obtain the statistics, and, using those statistics to make decisions?

I am in hospital, about to give birth. The Doctor recommends a caesaren due to complications.

Using the table above I know that the risk of death for a caesarean is more than twice that for a natural birth (UK).

Should I refuse?

Are the people who refuse caesareans missing as a seperate entity? perhaps these would have very high micromorts?

Do the Natural Birth stats include the deaths of people who refused the caesarean? If so, the micromorts for natural birth might be higher than they should be.

Finally, is it possible that caesareans are recommended when they should not be?

Martin