Surprising variability in melanoma diagnostic findings

Although pathologists are likely to agree when evaluating skin biopsies that are benign or highly malignant, they often disagree when lesions fall into intermediate categories, new research finds....

Mole Mapper brings open data for cancer research

A new report in Nature Scientific Data explains how researchers can access and use the growing trove of data coming from users of Mole Mapper, a mobile app for tracking suspicious...

What to make of smart machines that may soon outperform doctors

Artificial neural networks are getting really good at identifying skin cancer The first artificial intelligence to solve scientific problems debuted in 1967, when it proved capable of deducing...