Tag Archives: medical diagnostics

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Interview: 16-Year-Old Jack Andraka Invents Cheap, Accurate Cancer Test

Jack Andraka is 16 years old, a sophomore in high school, and a pretty endearing chap. Andraka’s alter ego? Mad scientist. Last year, Andraka developed a very cheap,... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/25/13

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Diamandis: Tricorder X Prize Offers $10 Million to Build Star Trek Inspired Health Scanner

It’s hard to imagine a Star Trek away team without their tricorders waving back and forth, scanning for life forms. Was there anything those things couldn’t do, and... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/20/13

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Paging Dr. Watson: IBM and Cleveland Clinic Collaborate to Train Watson in Medicine

IBM's Watson aims to help docs sift today's massive medical literature. Can you imagine telling someone a century ago that a hundred years hence a stack of electrified... more

Written By: | Posted: 11/16/12

Watson's nerve center is a collection of immensely powerful servers in Yorktown Heights, New York.

IBM’s Watson Expands Commercial Applications, Aims to Go Mobile

Watson's nerve center in Yorktown Heights, New York. In the past couple years, we’ve watched IBM’s supercomputer Watson mature at an alarming rate. A mere concept... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/14/12

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Jason Springs, Executive Program December 2011

Jason Springs talks about medical diagnostics at the December 2011 Executive Program at Singularity... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/24/12