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What CITI Program is Reading – September 14, 2021

“What CITI Program is Reading” is our weekly blog series which highlights news articles curated by our staff and relevant to research, higher education, healthcare, technology, and more. Follow us on LinkedIn for upcoming editions and more information from CITI Program.


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U.S. judge acquits academic accused of deceiving NASA about his China ties Source: Science Insider Government failed to prove NASA was defrauded, judge rules. Read The Full Article
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The Pandemic Has Made Lung Cancer Research More Difficult Source: Gizmodo Enrollment in lung cancer trials took a big hit last year, a new study found. Read The Full Article
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Researchers say 'essential questions remain' about telehealth's diagnostic viability Source: Healthcare IT News The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine found that although "telediagnosis" has potential, there's still a lot to learn about how it can work most effectively. Read The Full Article
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Data Science Education Lacks a Much-Needed Focus on Ethics Source: Nextgov Undergraduate students need to learn the responsible use of data science as well as the nuts and bolts. Read The Full Article
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Army Researchers Turn to DOD Supercomputers to Digitally Twin Gas Turbine Engine Source: Nextgov It could lead to “disruptive new engine designs,” an engineer involved said. Read The Full Article
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NIH providing $185 million for research to advance understanding of how human genome functions Source: National Institutes of Health The newly launched Impact of Genomic Variation on Function (IGVF) consortium to include 30 U.S. sites. Read The Full Article
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How AI Will Drive The Precision Health Research Revolution Through 2030 Source: Forbes Ethical AI will be critical to widespread AI adoption. Algorithms used in care delivery must perform well across diverse patient populations. Read The Full Article
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Higher Ed Spending Not as Big as Hoped Source: Inside Higher Ed House Democrats packed lots of higher education investments into their proposal for the budget reconciliation bill -- including tuition-free community college -- but some of that funding wasn’t as high as advocates were hoping. Read The Full Article
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What Higher Ed Can Learn From Hospitals Source: Wall Street Journal The pandemic has hit both industries hard, but healthcare has adapted better to market and cost pressures. Read The Full Article
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Higher Education Has a Data Problem Source: Inside Higher Ed Unable to piece together all the different indicators, colleges and their instructors struggle to glean real wisdom, let alone adjust to a student’s needs, write Cathy O’Bryan and Bhavin Shah. Read The Full Article