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The Big (Data) Picture

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Medical images are the next frontier for the data revolution, and a new research center plans on taking a closer look.

Doctors rely on visual information to help understand what’s happening with a patient. Trained eyes can discern that the fuzzy area on an X-ray is a tumor, for instance, or that a curious cell under the microscope points to a rare infectious disease. But manually reading images lacks the data-driven precision of much of twenty-first century medicine. With vital s...

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