LinkedIn’s former chief data scientist DJ Patil aims to wrangle the government’s data in the service of “precision medicine.” Python and R wonks take note: The United States now has a chief data scientist.
New trials suggest microscopic stealth drones could be used to seek and repair damaged arteries and prevent heart attacks Scientists have carried out trials using microscopic drones that could be used
Science News For the first time, scientists have mapped out the molecular "switches" that can turn on or silence individual genes in the DNA in more than 100 types of human cells, an accomplishment that
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
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
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 robot.
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 International Business Times reports a
Meet the Embrace, an utterly gorgeous smartwatch that saves lives. Wearables are getting smarter. Once considered little more than glorified pedometers, the wearables coming out of 2015 are going to be
Lapses in cybersecurity leave hospital records and patients' medical devices open to exploitation. Jay Radcliffe breaks into medical devices for a living, testing for vulnerabilities as a security researcher.
Although Amazon was first to propose drone delivery tests, Alibaba, China’s biggest retailer, beat the company to the punch. Tech in Asia reports the trial will last three days, limited to specific areas