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

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

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

Cognitive tech in drones could reduce infectious outbreaks


“Drone-based microbial analysis system” was just one of 8,088 total patents IBM received in 2016. The company’s patent output covers a diverse range of inventions in artificial intelligence and cognitive...

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Healthcare

January 9, 2017

IBM 5 in 5: Medical labs “on a chip” will...


The earlier a disease is diagnosed, the more likely it is to be cured or successfully managed. For example, breast cancer and prostate cancer detected and treated at stage one...

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January 5, 2017

IBM 5 in 5: With AI, our words will be...


As a neuroscientist, I want to understand the brain. Beyond just the physical structures of neurons and the synapses, but how it works. How is it that we think? ..

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Accessibility

January 5, 2017

Building cognitive IoT solutions using data assimilation


How can we predict, with certainty, the motion or direction of clouds in the sky? How can we track an oil spill in the ocean, locate a gas leak in...

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December 9, 2016

IBM Researchers Bring AI to Radiology at RSNA 2016


“When my father was misdiagnosed and administered the wrong medication placing him in a coma nearly 20 years ago, I saw firsthand the need for technology to help physicians make...

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November 29, 2016

Pathologists Look Forward to a Future with Deep Learning and...


Deep learning and neural networks are making significant progress in identifying cancer mitosis. A critical step in the diagnosis of cancer is the analysis of a patient's biopsy tissue sample,...

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November 25, 2016