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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Systems

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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Healthcare

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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Nanotechnology

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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Accessibility

March 8, 2017

Q&A with Green Horizons Project Manager Jin Yan Shao


IBM Research’s Green Horizons project launched in 2014 to help Beijing deliver on its goals of reducing air-polluting fine Particulate Matter (PM 2.5) by 25 percent by 2017. Just one...

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December 21, 2015

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

Repsol and IBM Transforming the Oil Business


IBM helps level the playing field in energy exploration using cognitive computing, marking the first real-world test for the Cognitive Environments Lab.

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October 30, 2015

Making Memory with Carbon


    Memory devices based on a-COx.  Credit: Nature Comms Memory that constitutes resistance as a state variable encompasses a broad range of materials and switching mechanismsOf these memory technologies, some,...

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October 26, 2015