NASA use space technology for cancer research

NASA’s complex machine learning algorithms used to analyzed the astrophysical similarities among galaxies are now used for studying cancer. By Staff Reporter | Sep 15, 2016 11:38 AM EDT NGC 3718 galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major (Photo : Reinhold Wittich/Stocktrek Images) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has invested billions of dollars in space exploration. This investment has come back to Earth to benefit the medical community. NASA’s complex machine learning algorithms used to analyze the astrophysical similarities among galaxies such as NGC 3718 and NGC 3729 are now used for studying cancer. Advertisement The algorithms improve the extraction of patterns from complex data sets and help in the analysis of cancer. NASA’s involvement in cancer research is not new, though. The agency has been in partnership with…


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