New Microfluidic Chip Boosts the Sensitivity of Immunoassays by >1000x


The international team comes from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and IBM Research in Zurich and they jointly developed a technique which can improve  the sensitivity of protein detection in...

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Healthcare

August 8, 2017

Using Angles to Improve the Future of Electronics


One such project is being led by scientist Elad Koren from IBM’s Zurich lab. In the project, which is funded under the Ambizione program within the Swiss National Science Foundation...

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Nanotechnology

July 31, 2017

Low Power, High Performance Optical Receivers


Thanks to IBM scientists, replacing copper wires with light to transfer data at improved speeds and with optimal energy efficiency is within reach.

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Cloud Computing

July 27, 2017

Scientists Observe Gravitational Anomaly on Earth


Appearing today in Nature, an international team of physicists, material scientists and string theoreticians, have observed in a such a material, an effect of a most exotic quantum anomaly that...

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Natural Sciences

July 19, 2017

Grad student wins IBM Fellowship to Mimic Brain Architecture


S. R. Nandakumar, a graduate student in electrical engineering, has won a coveted IBM Ph.D. fellowship to support his work on computer systems that mimic the architecture of the human...

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Education

July 13, 2017

IBM Fellow Heike Riel awarded prestigious prize for women


Last night in Berlin, Dr. Heike Riel, an IBM Fellow and executive director of the IBM Research Frontiers Institute and IoT Technology, claimed the prize. Riel was nominated for her...

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Accessibility

June 26, 2017

Micro-DataCenter from IBM Research and ASTRON Wins HPC Vendor Innovation...


Yesterday his intuition was recognized by Hyperion Research with the HPC Vendor Innovation Award. The award showcases return on investment (ROI) and success stories involving high performance computing (HPC) to...

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Cloud Computing

June 21, 2017

Quantum Transport Goes Ballistic


Published today in the peer-reviewed journal Nano Letters, IBM scientists have shot an electron through an III-V semiconductor nanowire integrated on silicon for the first time. This achievement will form...

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Nanotechnology

March 27, 2017

IBM Researchers Take Home Innovation Prize for Semiconductor Research


IBM scientists have been recognized with the 2017 Compound Semiconductor Industry Innovation Award. The recognition is a culmination of five years of research by the Zurich-based team which is focused...

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Nanotechnology

March 8, 2017

“When you plan too much you will miss the opportunities...


After 37 years, Ton Engbersen has officially retired from IBM Research – Zurich. His career has spanned such diverse areas as image processing, chip design, communications technology, server technology, legacy...

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Cognitive Computing

February 28, 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