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AI Is Transforming Healthcare as We Know It. Here's a Look at the Future -- and the Opportunities for Entrepreneurs.

Artificial intelligence companies are taking on the health industry with big results for consumers. Here are the pros, cons and potential business opportunities.<p>7 min read<p>Try to conceptualize all the medical knowledge in the world. How many books would it fill? How many topics would it cover? How …

Artificial Intelligence

Biochemists discover cause of genome editing failures with hyped CRISPR system

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago are the first to describe why CRISPR gene editing sometimes fails to work, and how the process …

Genetics

Patients empowered with new clinical trials app

It is almost three years since 29-year-old truckdriver Carem Mehrez was given just months to live.<p>"I can't even explain it, you know," Mr Mehrez told …

Immune System

How Does Cancer Spread?

By | Reviewed by Grant Hughes, MD<p>National Cancer Institute. What is Cancer? Updated 02/09/15. …

Cancer

Parkis Bike Lift

Parking a bike should be simple, quick and effortless. PARKIS is a simple and smart space saving solution for bicycles, it is automatized to enable …

Parking

Breath Biopsy platform that could save the global healthcare system more than $1.5 billion scoops the UK’s most prestigious award for engineering innovation

The team behind a unique Breath Biopsy® platform that has the potential to save hundreds of thousands of lives and $1.5 billion in healthcare costs …

Engineering

AI's health advice is as good as a doctor's, startup says

AI can now offer health advice as good as what you'd get from a human doctor, says a UK-based startup.<p>Babylon Health said Wednesday that it gave its artificial intelligence technology the same test required of would-be general practitioners in Britain and that the AI performed better than …

Artificial Intelligence

Google launches new online ad tool for small businesses

San Francisco, June 28 (IANS) To help small businesses connect with relevant customers online, Google has introduced "Smart" campaigns which allow …

Small Business

I Ate Just Fat (No Protein, No Carbs) For 2 Weeks And Lost 5 Kilos

<i>Too caught up to read the story? Listen to it instead.</i><p>Way back in March 2013, I lost more than 5 kilos of weight in 2-3 weeks by eating ONLY fat. I …

Nutrition

Google Launches Learning Resources, Publishes AI Principles

With the ascent of Chromebooks and G-suite, Google became a leader in American classrooms in the last few years. With a little fanfare, Google announced this month that it was launching a learning microsite, Grow with Google.<p>Google spokesperson Peter Schottenfels said, “It is our initiative to help …

Artificial Intelligence

2019 Suzuki Jimny

The Suzuki Jimny might not sound familiar, but you've definitely seen them before. That's because Suzuki's Jeep clone was sold here in the US under …

Off-roading

These 50 Keto Recipes Will Have You Wondering Why You Didn't Start Your Diet Sooner

By now you've probably heard all about the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet. Transitioning to a full-time keto diet may be difficult for the first few weeks as your body becomes acclimated to using fat instead of glucose as its main energy source. We know transitioning to any diet can be …

Healthy Eating

18 Simple Keto Dinner Recipes That Are Packed With Flavor — but Not Carbs

Alas, a diet that encourages healthy eating without taking away the joys in life, like cheese and butter. The keto diet has gained popularity in recent years because of its effectiveness and adaptability while allowing you to eat delicious food (keto brownie cake anybody?). In a nutshell, keto …

Cooking

'Holy grail of cancer research': doctors positive about early detection blood test

Blood tests called liquid biopsies show signs of finding 10 different types of cancer at an early stage<p>A blood test for 10 different types of cancers could one day help doctors screen for the disease before patients show symptoms, researchers at the world’s largest gathering of oncologists have …

Cancer

Tailoring cancer treatment to genetic profile extends lives, study finds

Cancer patients with diseases that are difficult to treat may live longer if doctors engage in genetic sequencing and then match treatment to their illness, a long-term “precision medicine” study has found.<p>The study represents part of a push in cancer treatment to personalize medicine for specific …

Cancer

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

Scientists have mapped the genome of the most common cancer among younger men

Researchers from the University of North Carolina’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and a consortium of other institutions have successfully …

NookDesk reinvents the standing desk with upper & lower storage compartments

Recently, it was reported that everyone in Apple Park will receive standing desks because “sitting is the new cancer.” I started using a standing desk recently, and though I don’t use it quite enough, I still love the fact I can go from sitting to standing with no issue.<p>I use an UpDesk daily, and …

The 5 risks you need to know before getting a DNA test.

Jane Tiller, Monash University and Paul Lacaze, Monash University You might be intrigued by what your genes could tell you about your ancestry or the …

General AI, the "holy grail" of AI, demonstrated for the first time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>AI’s that can learn quickly, and from very small data sets, will fundamentally change how we train AI’s, their capabilities, …

Artificial Intelligence

Five Shipping Containers Are Woven Into This Home in Santa Barbara

There’s even a shipping container sitting in the kitchen.<p>The home that architects Clay Aurell and Josh Blumer, of AB Design Studio, devised for Bret and Dani Stone on a sloping site in the foothills of Santa Barbara, California, is nothing short of a triple-threat: It’s largely prefabricated; it …

Santa Barbara

This new technology is the current obsession among India’s IT engineers

Upskill or perish has become the mantra among Indian techies.<p>From large IT companies reskilling their workforces to young engineers learning new-age tools, there’s a rush to catch up with the latest trends. But there’s one technology that has far more takers than any other: the internet of things …

Internet of Things

Google’s Machine Learning Crash Course publishes new image classification practicum

To wide fanfare, Google in February published its internal Machine Learning Crash Course program originally designed as a resource for its employees to learn about AI. Learn with Google AI is now adding a new practicum focussed on image classification.<p>These resources are aimed at helping developers …

Shipping container hotel lets you try out tiny living

All the rooms—and the pool—are made from shipping containers<p>Whether it’s tiny homes or camper vans, alternative dwellings are all the rage. But in a sea of unique living spaces, nothing says upcycled downsizing quite like the shipping container.<p>More than any other tiny house, shipping containers …

Acorns hits 3.5 million users, sees 100,000 sign-ups for retirement product in its first month

It looks like the investment service Acorns may turn into an oak faster than expected.<p>Billed as an automated investment manager for the people, Acorns is off to a blistering start with its new retirement account service picking up 100,000 accounts in its first month.<p>Unlike other investment …

Retirement Planning

Maryland researchers say they discovered 'Holy Grail' of machine learning

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>POTOMAC, Md. — A team of researchers from Maryland say they’ve invented a general artificial intelligence way for machines to …

Artificial Intelligence

This Eco-Friendly Shipping Container Is the Ultimate Nomadic Dwelling

Transforming ubiquitous corrugated boxes into sleek pop-up homes, shops, and shelters, Cocoon Modules is redefining what a container can be.<p>Thanks to the help of Athens–based Cocoon Modules and the Greek mattress brand Coco-Mat, shipping containers are not only becoming a symbol of modernity and …

Dining Rooms

GitHub gives us a glimpse into the collaborative future of work

Today, 10 years after its public launch, GitHub sits at the center of all developer workflows. But reflecting on this first decade in business, it’s not unrealistic to think that it’ll be at the center of <i>all</i> workflows in the years to come. In fact, because of GitHub’s roots in the developer …

19 online AI education classes that you can take right now

AI is the way of the future. And you can teach yourself how to master this incredible new technology from some of the top schools around the globe. …

Artificial Intelligence

These Experts Explain Exactly Why Intermittent Fasting Really Works

Unless you've been hibernating under a rock this past year, chances are that you've heard of the increasingly popular health practice called intermittent fasting. In its simplest form, this fitness trend is a way of eating where you put your body through cycles of abstaining completely from food …

Wellness