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Microsoft announces new AI-powered health care initiatives targeting cancer

Microsoft has announced a quartet of new initiatives focusing on using artificial intelligence in health care. The company says its researchers are effectively working to "solve" cancer, deploying machine learning techniques for tasks like analyzing tumors and designing new medication regimes. …

Microsoft Will 'Solve Cancer Problem Within a Decade'

Leading computer science company Microsoft will “solve” cancer within a decade by working out how to reprogram diseased cells back to their healthy …

Microsoft wants to 'solve' cancer in the next 10 years using AI

Microsoft is working towards fighting cancer using computer science such as machine learning and algorithms.<p>By treating cancer like an information …

Microsoft will ‘solve’ cancer within the next 10 years by treating it like a computer virus, says company

Microsoft says it is going to “solve” cancer in the next 10 years.<p>The company is working at treating the disease like a computer virus, that invades …

Air Pollution Costs Global Economy Trillions Annually, World Bank Says

Air pollution costs the global economy more than $5 trillion annually in welfare costs, with the most devastating damage occurring in the developing …

Yes, Climate Change Does Kill People of Color More

Some people really don’t like facts, preferring to be swayed by feeling, hearsay, assumption, and whatever comes along to affirm their own world …

Mayors from 70 global cities #are gathering to try to solve the world’s problems

When it comes to the issues facing the modern world—climate change, international terrorism, a global refugee crises—large success stories are hard to come by. Nation states are embroiled in infighting and bureaucracy, and international organizations can’t find consensus on anything. Who’s left to …

Is America Being Crushed by the Weight of the World?

Since the end of the Cold War and the breakup of the Soviet Union we have been living in the era of American primacy. Primacy, of course, is just a …

Religion’s role in the global population crisis | Letters

Contrary to his assertion, it is Dr Austen Invereigh (Letters, 8 September), rather than Professor Colin Green (Letters, 7 September), who is hindered by “first world myopia” in his attitude to the world population issue.<p>Those who live or work in developing countries encounter innumerable, …

These Companies Are Playing Both Sides of the Climate Change Debate

U.S. companies that have expressed the most fervent public support for President Barack Obama’s environmental agenda are also funding its biggest …

10 Things That Could Disappear in Your Lifetime, Thanks to Climate Change

Future generations are going to have to deal with major consequences of global warming.<p>Though some American politicians continue to debate whether climate change is real, scientists have long sounded the warning bells that human-caused global warming is rapidly getting worse. Some warn that we may …

US election: Nobody is talking about climate change | Financial Times

You would never guess it from the US election. But for the third year running the world is on course to exceed a record temperature in 2016 — having …