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Watch This Smart Kitchen Robot Make a Flatbread In Minutes

Pranoti Nagarkar and her husband have figured out an easier way to make flatbreads at home: robots.<p>After eight years and 11 different iterations, the …

Artificial Intelligence

Should artificial intelligence be used in science publishing?

Advances in automation technology mean that robots and artificial intelligence programs are capable of performing an ever-greater share of our work, including collecting and analyzing data. For many people, automated colleagues are still just office chatter, not reality, but the technology is …

Artificial Intelligence

If Silicon Valley types are scared of artificial intelligence, should we all be?

<i>This essay was adapted from the book</i> To Be a Machine <i>by Mark O’Connell, published by Doubleday.</i><p>Even if it were possible to put aside for a moment the …

Singularity

Why 2017 Is The Year Of Artificial Intelligence

A recent acceleration of innovation in artificial intelligence (AI) has made it a hot topic in boardrooms, government and the media. But it is still early, and everyone seems to have a different view of what AI actually is. Having investigated the space as a technologist and an active investor, I …

Artificial Intelligence

The Future Of Work: The Intersection Of Artificial Intelligence And Human Resources

Artificial intelligence is transforming our lives at home and at work. At home, you may be one of the 1.8 million people who use Amazon’s Alexa to control the lights, unlock your car, and receive the latest stock quotes for the companies in your portfolio. In total, Alexa is touted as having more …

Artificial Intelligence

How Artificial Intelligence Is Quietly Changing How You Shop Online

The writer William Gibson once said that the future is here, just not evenly distributed. That was the case with the World Wide Web 20 years ago, …

Artificial Intelligence

Google and IBM: We Want Artificial Intelligence to Help You, Not Replace You

In an era of maturing artificial intelligence technology, what does the future of the corporation look like? Will the rise of robots help us do our …

Artificial Intelligence

Making Multiple Drugs In One Factory Risks Scary Side Effect Of Shortages

A shift toward making multiple medications under one roof is sparking concern about what happens when a facility suddenly shuts down because of a …

3D Printing

Another startup hoping to tackle obesity using a device raises $19M

Where drugs have foundered, devices hope to flourish.<p>At least that is the belief driving several medical device companies that seek to tackle the …

Alphatec’s Arsenal™ Deformity Adolescent Scoliosis (AIS) System Launched in Limited Markets in the U.S.

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alphatec Spine, Inc., (Nasdaq:ATEC), a global provider of spinal fusion technologies, announced …

Pain

CBDual Biotechnology Corp. Announces the Completion of their New Clinical Trial Center in Southern California

<b>CBDual Biotechnology Corp. ("CBDUAL")</b> announced today the completion of the company's new clinical trial center in Southern California.<p>CBDual's new …

When Celebrity And Science Collide: Hollywood And The Anti-Biotechnology Food Movement

Boston Scientific recalls Galway-made Lotus heart devices

Move follows reports of problems with locking mechanism in valve replacement products<p>Thu, Feb 23, 2017, 16:16<p>Boston Scientific said on Thursday it …

FDA-Approved Devices That Keep the Heart Beating

Cardiovascular devices (or 'heart' devices) such as pacemakers and defibrillators have extended and improved the lives of millions of people …

Medical Technology

Kernel is trying to hack the human brain — but neuroscience has a long way to go

The future of computing may be inside our skulls<p>For Bryan Johnson, the founder and CEO of neuroscience startup Kernel, the question is when, not if, we all have computer chips inside of our brains. Kernel, founded last fall with more than $100 million of Johnson’s own money, is trying to better …

Artificial Intelligence

Hyundai debuts a miracle device that can help paraplegics walk

Like most automotive manufacturers at this year's CES, Hyundai put an emphasis on its self-driving concept car. But the real innovation on display …

Medical Technology

5 Most Expensive Medicare Drugs -- and Which Companies Are Getting Rich From Them

How much is Medicare spending for some drugs? You might be surprised.<p>Medicare spends billions of dollars each year on prescription drugs. That's not …

This Promising Prostate Cancer Treatment Could Be a Game-Changer

The most commonly diagnosed cancer in men may have a new enemy.<p>Cancer is among the scariest diagnosis a person can receive. According to the American …