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IBM Scientists and Designers Mentor Start-Ups on Mandela Day in...


A few weeks ago IBM scientists and local design consultants spent the day mentoring and training four groups of about a dozen South African aspiring start-ups and entrepreneurs identified through...

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IBM Research-Africa

August 11, 2017

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

IBM’s Spark scientists show off their latest code at Summit


Since its inaugural event in 2013, thousands of developers, scientists, analysts, researchers and executives from around the globe have trekked to the Spark Summit to talk about how the open...

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Big Data Analytics

June 1, 2017

IBMer supports Africa’s future innovators and entrepreneurs


The finalists from the 2017 Innovate Kenya program are all in secondary schools, or are recent graduates of secondary schools from across the country. The 32 finalists just completed a...

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Education

May 9, 2017

Q&A with the Great Nephew of Alan Turing


Carrying on the legacy of a famous relative is a no easy task, particularly for someone as renown as Alan Turing, who is widely considered to be the father of...

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IBM Research-Africa

May 5, 2017