Amalie Trewartha from the Ceder group and John Dagdelen from the Persson group brief The Conversation Readers about CovidScholar

Last month, Amalie Trewartha, a post-doc from the Ceder group, and John Dagdelen, a graduate student researcher from the Persson group, wrote a research brief for The Conversation on their text-mining tool, CovidScholar. This easy-to-digest brief answers questions such as the overarching idea of the work, the why it matters, how it’s done, and what’s next. Read the full article, AI tool searches thousands of scientific papers to guide researchers to coronavirus insights on The Conversation.


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