How Big Data is Making Scientists Smarter about Ebola


IBM Research releases open-source computational model to study Ebola spread from animals to humans.

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Big Data Analytics

March 2, 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

Designing new materials with data-centric systems


For decades, researchers have used high performance computing (HPC) to simulate systems at ever-growing speeds and scales. Recently, the design of HPC systems has started to evolve to handle and...

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December 26, 2016

Machine Learning on the Cloud and the Search for E.T.


Maybe E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial would have made it home faster if cloud computing was readily available in 1982.

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December 12, 2016

Forecasting the Future: Air Quality in South Africa with the...


Nearly a year ago IBM Research announced that it will expand its Green Horizons initiative globally to enable city governments, utility companies and factories to better understand and improve their...

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October 31, 2016

Ryerson looks to expand collaborations in Africa with IBM


Wits and the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) are building up an ambitious ICT cluster development program in the so-called Tshimologong Precinct of the city and are actively recruiting...

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September 27, 2016

What if you knew a traffic jam was about to...


We all know that hitting rush hour traffic could mean a long drive home. And the most you can do is try to beat it by leaving just before or...

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August 2, 2016

Tracking signals from outer space


This post is part of a series recognizing unique IBM Research projects and their unexpected ties to pop culture, with “30” or “1986” being the common thread. The series will...

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July 20, 2016

Deep Thunder now hyper-local on a global scale


Want to know the amount of rain two days from now in a specific location, down to a fraction of an inch, or the intensity of the rain? Our Deep...

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June 15, 2016

Cognitive storage: Teaching computers what to learn and what to...


Close your eyes and think back to your last vacation. The memories you are recalling were captured because your brain automatically puts a high value on significant experiences, such as...

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April 11, 2016

Serving up sake bistro analysis


BM Research-Tokyo’s Tetsuya Nasukawa is known as the inventor of TAKMI. It is a cognitive technology that mines unstructured data to identify hidden knowledge and give insights to businesses for...

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February 25, 2016