Like going from a pinhole camera to a Polaroid, a significant mathematical update to the formula for a popular bioinformatics data visualization method will allow researchers to develop snapshots of single-cell gene expression not only several times faster but also at much higher-resolution. This innovation by mathematicians will reduce the rendering time of a million-point single-cell RNA-sequencing (scRNA-seq) data set from over three hours down to just fifteen minutes.
Elliott Abrams, the State Department's special representative to Venezuela, was involved in controversial foreign policy decisions during the Cold War
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down for an interview with CBS News foreign correspondent Roxana Saberi during an international summit on the Middle East in Warsaw, Poland. Saberi joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss the interview.
A former U.S. Air Force Intelligence specialist who defected to Iran was indicted Wednesday for giving Iranians information about a top secret U.S. program. She's also accused of revealing the identities of other intelligence officers. David Martin reports.
Cannabis is the most commonly used recreational drug by teenagers worldwide. In Canada, among youth aged 15 to 19 years, the rate of past-year cannabis use is 20.6 percent, while in England, 4 percent of adolescents aged 11 to 15 years used cannabis in the last month.