IBM Scientists and Designers Mentor Start-Ups on Mandela Day in...


A few weeks ago IBM scientists and local design consultants spent the day mentoring and training four groups of about a dozen South African aspiring start-ups and entrepreneurs identified through...

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IBM Research-Africa

August 11, 2017

Future semiconductor research leadership empowered by design automation


This article authored by Myung-hee Na, Senior Technical Staff Member, Semiconductor Technology Research, IBM Research; Karim El Sayed, Director of R&D, Synopsys; Victor Moroz, Synopsys Fellow, Synopsys The number of variables...

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Systems

August 10, 2017

Combating the Opioid Epidemic with Machine Learning


A team in IBM Research is participating in the Science for Social Good program to combat the opioid epidemic using machine learning and data analysis. The team includes a graduate...

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Healthcare

August 9, 2017

New discovery: Rapid preparation of high performance materials and coatings


IBM researchers discovered a new process to prepare high performance materials and coatings much faster and easier.

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Chemistry

August 9, 2017

New Microfluidic Chip Boosts the Sensitivity of Immunoassays by >1000x


The international team comes from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and IBM Research in Zurich and they jointly developed a technique which can improve  the sensitivity of protein detection in...

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Healthcare

August 8, 2017

IBM Research achieves record deep learning performance with new software...


Summary: IBM Research publishes in arXiv close to ideal scaling with new distributed deep learning software which achieved record communication overhead and 95% scaling efficiency on the Caffe deep learning framework...

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AI

August 8, 2017

Storm in a log file: A one-man weather station


On February 7, 2009, scorching temperatures baked southeastern Australia, while a strong, northerly wind shaped a head-high swell rolling into the southern coast. The surf was excellent and I was...

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Internet of Things

August 3, 2017

Learning to answer non-trivial questions: reasoning over knowledge bases with deep...


The latest research from IBM Research’s AI Foundations team creates a state-of-the-art system for automatically answering questions by making use of knowledge bases, and will be presented as an oral...

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Cognitive Computing

August 1, 2017

Increase your quantum IQ


IBM researcher Dr. Talia Gershon introduces three of a new series of videos on key quantum concepts aimed at informing IBM Q experience users and quantum enthusiasts, like her.

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Quantum Computing

July 31, 2017

Using Angles to Improve the Future of Electronics


One such project is being led by scientist Elad Koren from IBM’s Zurich lab. In the project, which is funded under the Ambizione program within the Swiss National Science Foundation...

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Nanotechnology

July 31, 2017

A new method for materials simulation


The ability to predict the properties of materials before they are fabricated, or to explore their behavior under conditions which are impractical to replicate under laboratory conditions (eg extreme temperatures...

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Healthcare

July 28, 2017