KenSci, a health care startup co-founded by Ankur Teredesai, eScience affiliate, has raised $8.5 million in funding. The platform uses data science to predict patients' future health and helps doctors in decision-making. Find a list of press coverage and more information here.
Using data science to combat fake news has become a hot topic; this week fellow Jevin West's proposed course Calling Bull***t continued to gain news traction, and affiliate Kate Starbird was featured on Buzzfeed News and KING 5 News.
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