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IBM RXN for Chemistry: Unveiling the grammar of the organic chemistry language

In our paper “Extraction of organic chemistry grammar from unsupervised learning of chemical reactions,” published in the peer-reviewed journal Science Advances, we extract the "grammar" of organic chemistry's "language" from a large number of organic chemistry reactions. For that, we used RXNMapper, a cutting-edge, open-source atom-mapping tool we developed.

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New Qiskit design: Introducing Qiskit application modules

We’re pleased to announce the first steps to restructure Qiskit towards a true runtime environment that even better-reflects the needs of the developer community. We’re rearranging the framework’s original “elements” — Terra, Aer, Ignis and Aqua — into more focused application modules that target specific user groups, and plug into the tools used by the experts in different domains.

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IBM Quantum systems accelerate discoveries in science

IBM's quantum systems powered 46 non-IBM presentations in order to help discover new algorithms, simulate condensed matter and many-body systems, explore the frontiers of quantum mechanics and particle physics, and push the field of quantum information science forward overall.

IBM RXN for Chemistry: Unveiling the grammar of the organic chemistry language

In our paper “Extraction of organic chemistry grammar from unsupervised learning of chemical reactions,” published in the peer-reviewed journal Science Advances, we extract the "grammar" of organic chemistry's "language" from a large number of organic chemistry reactions. For that, we used RXNMapper, a cutting-edge, open-source atom-mapping tool we developed.

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New Qiskit design: Introducing Qiskit application modules

We’re pleased to announce the first steps to restructure Qiskit towards a true runtime environment that even better-reflects the needs of the developer community. We’re rearranging the framework’s original “elements” — Terra, Aer, Ignis and Aqua — into more focused application modules that target specific user groups, and plug into the tools used by the experts in different domains.

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IBM Quantum systems accelerate discoveries in science

IBM's quantum systems powered 46 non-IBM presentations in order to help discover new algorithms, simulate condensed matter and many-body systems, explore the frontiers of quantum mechanics and particle physics, and push the field of quantum information science forward overall.

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Discovery Accelerator: A landmark partnership between Cleveland Clinic and IBM Research

The Cleveland Clinic + IBM Discovery Accelerator to advance pathogen research, and foster the next-gen tech workforce for healthcare.

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IBM researchers use epidemiology to find the best lockdown duration

In our recent paper, "Optimal periodic closure for minimizing risk in emerging disease outbreaks," published in PLoS One, we developed a technique to calculate the optimal duration of a periodic lockdown during an outbreak of an infectious disease where there is no cure or vaccine. Our findings are different from the lockdown duration being widely applied, today.

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From HPC Consortium’s success to National Strategic Computing Reserve

Founded in March 2020 just as the pandemic’s wave was starting to wash over the world, the Consortium has brought together 43 members with supercomputing resources. Private and public enterprises, academia, government and technology companies, many of whom are typically rivals. “It is simply unprecedented,” said Dario Gil, Senior Vice President and Director of IBM Research, one of the founding organizations. “The outcomes we’ve achieved, the lessons we’ve learned, and the next steps we have to pursue are all the result of the collective efforts of these Consortium’s community.” The next step? Creating the National Strategic Computing Reserve to help the world be better prepared for future global emergencies.

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This ship has no crew and it will transform our understanding of the ocean. Here’s how

IBM is supporting marine research organization ProMare to provide the technologies for the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS). Named after another famous ship from history but very much future focussed, the new Mayflower uses AI and energy from the sun to independently traverse the ocean, gathering vital data to expand our understanding of the factors influencing its health.

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The remarkable work of women scientists and researchers at IBM Research

During the month of March, IBM Research put the spotlight on a number of women scientists and engineers, and asked them about their professional and personal motivations, journeys and experiences as women — and particularly, as women in STEM. They represent the breadth of career experiences at IBM Research, across disciplines, geographies, ethnicities, tenures and backgrounds, who share a passion for science and tech, as well as a commitment to help all women rise to meet their aspirations.

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IBM RXN for Chemistry: Automatically cleaning chemical reaction datasets

In our latest paper, “Unassisted Noise Reduction of Chemical Reaction Data Sets” in Nature Machine Intelligence, we explore the application of NLP techniques to automate the identification of “language outliers” or the noise in chemical datasets.

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IBM offers quantum industry’s first developer certification

IBM is excited to announce the world's first ever developer certification for programming a quantum computer.

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How microbiome analysis could transform food safety

The Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain and consulting professor Dr. Bart Weimer published the results of their hypothesis that the microbiome can indicate when there is a potential issue or deviation from normal in the supply chain and help predict outbreaks or issues before they take place.

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South Africa’s progress in becoming quantum ready

One billion circuits and counting. Wits University and the 15 universities collaborating with them, through the African Research Universities Alliance, have made significant progress in getting South Africa quantum ready.

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