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An app uses a smartphone camera to detect leukocoria, a pale reflection from the back of the eye. It can be an early sign of disease. Here it appears light brown compared the healthy eye. Munson et al., Sci. Adv. 2019; 5 eaax 6363 hide caption

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An App That Can Catch Early Signs Of Eye Disease In A Flash

After his son developed a rare eye cancer, a chemist in Texas developed a smartphone app that uses a camera and artificial intelligence to detect early signs of eye disease.

After the allegations of sexual harassment surfaced, chef Charlie Hallowell issued an apology, saying he was "deeply ashamed and so very sorry." Jessica Chou for NPR hide caption

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This Chef Says He's Faced His #MeToo Offenses. Now He Wants A Second Chance

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An app uses a smartphone camera to detect leukocoria, a pale reflection from the back of the eye. It can be an early sign of disease. Here it appears light brown compared the healthy eye. Munson et al., Sci. Adv. 2019; 5 eaax 6363 hide caption

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An App That Can Catch Early Signs Of Eye Disease In A Flash

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Doyle's owner, Gerry Burke Jr., is selling the cafe's liquor license. The restaurant business has changed, and for Burke, the pub (shown here in 2015) is no longer viable. Boston Globe/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Bostonians Lament Loss Of 137-Year-Old Pub And Its Trove Of History

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