Watson’s detective work could help stop the “silent thief of...


Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. The disease progresses very slowly and destroys vision gradually, starting with the side vision and narrowing over time.  It often remains...

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Healthcare

February 20, 2017

Publishing in Science: Predicting how molecules smell


Although the Roman philosopher Lucretius was right when he wrote that odors were caused by a flow of atoms emitted by objects, smell may still be the least understood of...

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Chemistry

February 19, 2017

New IBM research: Making silicon biochips to stretch single DNA...


Just last month, IBM released its “5 in 5” predictions, an exercise to identify five innovations that will have an impact on society in five years. Among the five, it...

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IBM 5 in 5

February 16, 2017

IBM scientists team with The Weather Company to bring edge...


Super Bowl LI was a historic day for the sport of football. It was also a historic day for technology. Picture this: wireless and cellular data consumed by fans at...

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Internet of Things

February 15, 2017

Of Big Brains and Tiny Devices: Here Comes the Internet...


The cognitive hypervisor is a versatile platform that shows an end to end integration from multiple wearable sensors in an edge computing device that interacts with the IBM Cloud to...

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Frontiers Institute

February 15, 2017

Realizing a barrier-free society


Field experiment at a busy shopping district in Tokyo Tokyo’s underground consists of miles of pedestrian walkways, extensive shopping arcades and a subway network. It stretches for hundreds of kilometers...

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Accessibility

February 14, 2017

IBM & Warwick Image Highly Reactive Triangular Molecule for the...


Appearing today in Nature Nanotechnology, IBM scientists in collaboration with chemists at the University of Warwick have synthesized and characterized a tricky molecule called triangulene, also known as Clar’s hydrocarbon,...

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Nanotechnology

February 13, 2017

A cognitive in-car companion to help us enjoy the journey


In Dublin, scientists from IBM Research - Ireland and University College Dublin (UCD) are developing and testing a Cognitive In-Car Companion as part of an EU H2020 funded project called...

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Accessibility

February 9, 2017

Improving Healthcare in China with Cognitive Analytics


With the world’s largest population, China generates an unprecedented amount of medical data. It’s an ideal harvest ground for the development and application of cognitive solutions that extract insights from...

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Healthcare

February 9, 2017

Presented Today at IEEE Conference: Making 5G a Reality


When Bodhisatwa (Bodhi) Sadhu was starting out his undergraduate degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at BITS Pilani in India in 2003, students would have to wait in line 30...

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February 7, 2017

IBM Scientists Measure Heat-Transfer through Single Atoms


IBM scientists have measured the thermal conductance of metallic quantum point contacts made of gold down to the single-atom level at room temperature for the first time.

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February 6, 2017