A new supercomputing-powered weather model may ready us for Exascale

IBM Research, The Weather Company, UCAR and NCAR are collaborating to develop the first supercomputing model to predict weather events at local scales.

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June 23, 2017

DREAM Challenge results: Can machine learning help improve accuracy in...

        Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in women. It is estimated that one out of eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their...

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June 2, 2017

Computational Neuroscience

Understanding the brain’s dynamics is of central importance to neuroscience. Our ability to observe, model, and infer from neuroscientific data the principles and mechanisms of brain dynamics determines our ability...

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Cognitive Computing

May 19, 2017

The Flame Challenge – explaining complex science to an 11-year-old

The Flame Challenge is the Alan Alda Center's annual contest to challenge scientists to explain complex science topics to 11-year-olds. The Flame Challenge Worldwide Assembly was this year live-streamed from...

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IBM Research AI technology auto-curates golf highlights at the 2017...

IBM Research uses AI to create the first multi-modal system for summarizing golf video for the 2017 Masters Golf Tournament.

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Cognitive Computing

April 6, 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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March 27, 2017

Rethinking Healthcare – 11 women charting the future of health

March 8 marks International Women's Day - a global celebration of the societal, economical, cultural and political achievements of women. Since the early 1900s, this day serves as an opportunity...

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March 8, 2017

Tired of answering questions? Let a smart machine help.

Koichi Kamijo, a scientist at IBM’s research lab in Tokyo was only 20 questions into a 300-question life insurance form. And he was already exhausted. There had to be an...

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November 20, 2015

Mimicking Neurons With Math

Dr. Takayuki Osogami Artificial neural networks have long been studied with the hope of achieving a machine with the human capability to learn. Today’s attempts at artificial neural networks are...

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September 16, 2015

IBM researchers receive IPSJ Kiyasu Special Industrial Achievement Award 2012

At its annual meeting this month, the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) recognized IBM Research – Tokyo'sKoichi Takeda and Hiroshi Kanayama with the 2012 Kiyasu Special Industrial Achievement Award...

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June 7, 2013

IBM Fellow Chieko Asakawa awarded Medal of Honor

Awarded in Japan's Emperor's name, the Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon is given to outstanding contributors in valuable invention, creation, and modernization in academic and artistic fields. IBM Fellow...

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April 29, 2013