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Big Data Investment Pays Off for PerkinElmer

Nearly a decade ago, the folks at PerkinElmer made the decision to rebuild their flagship software offering for managing scientific research. As data was growing and becoming more diverse, the Oracle-based relational tec Read more…

AI Enables Improved, Lightweight Hurricane Intensity Predictions

Hurricane prediction still poses challenges for researchers, who scramble to produce accurate predictions of the formation, track, and intensity of tropical cyclones in order to give residents in the storm’s path the i Read more…

For NASA, AI Is Key to Navigating the Cosmos

From a robotics and information processing perspective, NASA’s missions have grown increasingly ambitious over recent years, most notably through its long-range probes and Mars rovers. But, as Shreyansh Daftry (an AI r Read more…

The Data Science of Digital Alchemy

In nature, particles will spontaneously self-assemble into crystalline structures that have certain properties. Humans have learned how to leverage this behavior to create beneficial materials in the lab, but we’re lim Read more…

Anaconda’s 2021 State of Data Science Report Highlights Support for Open Source, Impacts from COVID-19

Data science platform provider Anaconda has released its 2021 State of Data Science report. From April to May 2021, the researchers surveyed 4,299 respondents from over 140 countries, diving into the changes, trends, and Read more…

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MIT Researchers Develop AI That Better Understands Object Relationships

Increasingly, AI is competent when it comes to identifying objects in a scene: built-in AI for an app like Google Photos, for instance, might recognize a bench, or a bird, or a tree. But that same AI might be left cluele Read more…

World Economic Forum Highlights AI’s Role in the Energy Transition

The COP26 climate conference, which ends on Friday, has been ongoing for the past two weeks, drawing climate change back into the spotlight as nations, organizations, and corporations struggle to make meaningful progress Read more…

AI Powers Sea Level Rise Visualizations

In its Sixth Assessment Report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stressed that it is “unequivocal” that human influence has warmed the atmosphere and that, among other severe impacts, it is “vir Read more…

Only You Can Prevent… Fire Tornadoes?

Another devastating wildfire season has shaken the western United States, causing tens of billions of dollars in damage. In recent years, terrifying weather combinations have become more prominent in these wildfires, suc Read more…

In Pittsburgh, Two-Step Machine Learning Process Sorts Rare Stamps

Setting aside the relatively recent rise of electronic signatures, personalized stamps have been a popular form of identification for formal documents in East Asia. These identifiers – easily forged, but culturally ubi Read more…

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SDSC Collaboration Produces First Map of Topographic Change at Statewide Scale

Mar 17, 2022 |

March 17, 2022 — Scientists study the topography—the forms and features of the landscape—to measure and observe changes at the Earth’s surface over time. While some changes are the result of natural processes like fluvial erosion and coastal erosion, the topography can also change due to anthropogenic forces, including those related to urban development, agriculture and resource extraction. Read more…

Snowflake Launches Healthcare & Life Sciences Data Cloud

Mar 17, 2022 |

BOZEMAN, Mont., March 17, 2022 — Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, today announced the launch of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Data Cloud. With the Snowflake Healthcare & Read more…

GE Healthcare Developing Edison Digital Health Platform

Mar 15, 2022 |

News highlights:

  • GE Healthcare announced its intention to bring to market, a digital health platform to be called Edison Digital Health Platform.
  • GE Healthcare is recruiting healthcare providers and ecosystem participants to help evaluate the platform in a production setting.
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Microsoft Announces GA of Azure Health Data Services, Updates Cloud Capabilities

Mar 15, 2022 |

REDMOND, Wash.March 15, 2022 — Today, Microsoft Corp. announced advancements in cloud technologies for healthcare and life sciences with the general availability of Azure Health Data Services and updates to Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare. Read more…

H2O.ai to Showcase Expanded Healthcare and Life Sciences Applications at HIMSS 2022 

Mar 11, 2022 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 11, 2022 — H2O.ai, the AI Cloud leader, announced it has expanded its healthcare capabilities, now offering 40 AI applications across population health, precision medicine, public health and intelligent supply chain, supporting customers throughout the healthcare ecosystem including Bon Secours Mercy Health (BSMH) and Kaiser Permanente. Read more…

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