Ink Spots to Put an End to Counterfeit Diagnostic Tests


Could tiny ink spots, the size of a pinhead, fight counterfeiting medical tests? We believe the answer is yes.

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Healthcare

June 13, 2018

Hydrodynamics in Cell Studies


In collaboration with ETH Zurich, my team at IBM Research – Zurich published a review explaining the interaction of liquid flows with biological cells. Our work was featured on the...

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Healthcare

May 23, 2018

A new molecule designed to kill deadly, drug-resistant superbugs


In 2016, I had a bacterial infection that I acquired after a routine knee surgery. Fortunately, my immune system reacted favorably to antibiotics, but had the bacteria been a “superbug,”...

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Healthcare

March 6, 2018

Using Neural Networks to Predict Outcomes of Organic Chemistry


At the NIPS 2017 Conference, IBM researchers present a web-based app which takes the idea of relating organic chemistry to a language and applies state-of-the-art neural machine translation methods to...

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AI

December 4, 2017

Thanksgiving Stuffing and Addressing the Concerns of Future Food Security


As part of a collaborative programme between IBM Research and STFCs Hartree Centre, we have been tackling the big data challenge presented by genomics and the related disciplines. Powered by...

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Big Data Analytics

November 23, 2017

Oil and Water Really Do Mix: Simulating the world of...


Have you ever wondered why milk is so white or why mayonnaise appears so thick and yet it can flow out of the bottle? Are you aware that these such...

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Chemistry

October 30, 2017

How to measure a molecule’s energy using a quantum computer


Editor's note: This article is by Abhinav Kandala, Antonio Mezzacapo, and Kristan Temme, IBM Research Simulating molecules on quantum computers just got much easier with IBM’s superconducting quantum hardware. In...

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Quantum Computing

September 13, 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

From garbage to gold: How advances in plastic recycling can...


IBM Research polymer chemist Jeannette Garcia shares insight on the types of recycling available and their potential to turn garbage in to gold.

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Chemistry

June 15, 2017

Big oil’s next gusher is at the nanoscale


Last year the world consumed almost 97 million barrels of oil per day. What if I told you that many more barrels still remain in those same wells? Deep inside...

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Chemistry

April 11, 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