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Government Is “More Data-Driven Than Most Companies,” Says America’s First Chief Data Scientist

LinkedIn’s former chief data scientist DJ Patil aims to wrangle the government’s data in the service of “precision medicine.”<p>Python and R wonks take note: The United States now has a chief data scientist. DJ Patil was recruited by President Obama personally and just appointed to the newly created …

Drones could be used to seek out arteries to prevent heart attacks

New trials suggest microscopic stealth drones could be used to seek and repair damaged arteries and prevent heart attacks<p>Scientists have carried out trials using microscopic drones that could be used to seek and repair damaged arteries, preventing heart attacks and strokes.<p>Researchers have …

Immune System

Scientists Map the Epigenome, Our Second Genetic Code

Genetics

IBM Accelerates Data Science Success for the Enterprise

IBM shifts data science into high gear today with the announcement of new In-Hadoop analytics technologies to accelerate the conversion of data into …

A way to inhibit inflammation of blood vessel linings

Normally, the lining of blood vessels, or endothelium, acts like Teflon when at rest, ignoring the many cells and other factors rushing by in the …

Clot-removal device paired with drug shows benefits for stroke patients

In most patients suffering a potentially devastating stroke triggered by a blood clot, retrieval of the clot with a medical device along with the standard drug therapy restored blood flow to the brain and reduced rates of death and disability, four new clinical trials have demonstrated.<p>The latest …

Medicine

Apple: Data Mining Scientist

<b>Company: Apple</b> <b><br>Location: Austin, TX</b> <b><br>Web: www.apple.com</b><p>The Apple Data Mining Lab is looking for an outstanding data mining scientist who is interested …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

Biotechnology

AUM Cardiovascular’s CADence System for Coronary Artery Stenosis Testing

The <i>Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal</i> is reporting that <b>Aum Cardiovascular</b>, a South Northfield, Minnesota firm, received regulatory approval to …

Cardiovascular System

Microsoft Researchers' Algorithm Sets ImageNet Challenge Milestone

Posted by Richard EckelThe race among computer scientists to build the world’s most accurate computer vision system is more of a marathon than a …

Machine Learning

The Current State of Machine Intelligence

(The 2016 Machine Intelligence landscape and post can be found here)<p>I spent the last three months learning about every artificial intelligence, …

Hospital pioneers Magneto-style stem cell surgery

In a world first, a team at Hiroshima University Hospital on Friday conducted regenerative knee surgery using a technique that employs magnets to …

6 Months Later, AP's Robot Journalism Is In Full Swing, And It's Working

The Associated Press published a story Tuesday that contained no byline. It wasn't a mistake -- not a slip-up on the part of the editor. But rather the story's author was not human; it was written by a robot.<p>"This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research," …

DARPA-funded Efforts in the Development of Novel Brain–Computer Interface Technologies - h+ Media

• authors Robbin A. Miranda, William D. Casebeer, Amy M. Hein, Jack W. Judy, Eric P. Krotkov, Tracy L. Laabs, Justin E. Manzo, Kent G. Pankratz, Gill …

New Sleep-Tracking Wearables Help Solve Real Medical Problems

Every year, nearly a million exhausted people with sleep apnea—a breathing disorder caused when throat muscles relax and block the airway during …

Spain Uses World’s First Stem Cell Treatment For Heart Attacks

Doctors at a hospital in Spain have successfully used stem cells to treat victims of heart attacks for the first time in medical history.<p>Located in …

Terrifying Drones Replace Waiters at New Restaurant

Just as ATMs sought to replace bank tellers in the 1980s, an increasing number of robots and drones are taking jobs away from restaurant service staff. Today, the <i>International Business Times</i> reports on a new restaurant in Singapore that uses drones largely in place of human servers.<p>Timbre — a chain …

An Epilepsy Tracker So Beautiful, It Could Be Sold In An Apple Store

Meet the Embrace, an utterly gorgeous smartwatch that saves lives.<p>Wearables are getting smarter. Once considered little more than glorified pedometers, the wearables coming out of 2015 are going to be considerably more powerful. So powerful, in fact, that they might save lives.<p>That’s what the …

Can Hackers Get Into Your Pacemaker?

Lapses in cybersecurity leave hospital records and patients' medical devices open to exploitation.<p>Jay Radcliffe breaks into medical devices for a living, testing for vulnerabilities as a security researcher.<p>He’s also a diabetic, and gives himself insulin injections instead of relying on an …

Investing in China's Medical Device Industry, Part 1

By Zhou Qian, Kyle Freeman and Matthew Zito<p>Investing in China’s medical device industry requires knowledge of several key regulations governing the …

Wearable opportunities lie in chronic diseases

Wearable technologies such as smart watches that offer fitness information at a glance are part of a growing industry, but health technology experts …

Alibaba Starts Drone Delivery Trial in China

Although Amazon was first to propose drone delivery tests, Alibaba, China’s biggest retailer, beat the company to the punch.<p>Tech in Asia reports the trial will last three days, limited to specific areas within a one-hour radius from its distribution centers. The deliveries are being run by …

China

Incredible flying ambulance DRONE flies at 100km/h and could save millions of lives

Video Loading<p>This ambulance drone travels at speeds of more than 100km/h and could save millions of lives.<p>The specialist cardiac arrest unit, which …

CSIRO supercomputer enables cardiac arrest breakthrough

The findings will enable researchers to develop more accurate diagnosis and treatment plans for a syndrome more than 100,000 Australians have.<p>The …

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning–the power to predict

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning provides Machine Learning as a Service (on Microsoft Azure) and allows you to make your own applications more …

DARPA robot can learn tasks from Youtube video and a neural net can understand video 20 times faster than a human

The company says its software can rapidly analyze video clips to recognize 10,000 different objects or types of scene. In a demo given last week at a …