Computers learn to spot deadly bacteria

Posted by on September 21, 2016 8:33 pm
Categories: health

Machine learning can predict strains of bacteria likely to cause food poisoning outbreaks, research has found. The study — which focused on harmful strains of E. coli bacteria — could help public health officials to target interventions and reduce risk to human health. The researchers used software that compares genetic information from bacterial samples isolated from both animals and people.

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