Spotting Diabetic Retinopathy by analyzing medical images pixel by pixel


IBM researchers developed a method using deep learning and visual analytics technology for the early detection of Diabetic Retinopathy, one of the leading causes of blindness. Deep learning algorithms combined...

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Healthcare

April 20, 2017

Monitoring Parkinson’s disease with sensors and analytics to improve clinical...


IBM and Pfizer's Project BlueSky has made great strides over the last year with new technology to automatically assess the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

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Healthcare

April 11, 2017

Featured patent: Machine learning models for drug discovery


IBM Researchers patented an invention that uses machine learning to help drug discovery researchers identify which drug indications are typically linked to which side effects.

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Cognitive Computing

April 7, 2017

Using AI and science to predict heart failure


Heart failure is very hard to detect early, but with the help of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant, a team of scientists at IBM Research partnered with scientists...

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Healthcare

April 5, 2017

Healthcare research: IBM uncovers new way to stimulate the body to...


The Soft Matter Science department in IBM Research’s Healthcare and Life Sciences recently discovered that polymer-coated nanomaterials trigger a dramatic reaction in the body’s cells -- one that we previously...

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Healthcare

March 22, 2017

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

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