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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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Databricks Launches Lakehouse for Healthcare and Life Sciences

Databricks has announced the launch of its new lakehouse platform, the Databricks Lakehouse for Healthcare and Life Sciences. According to the company's press release, Databricks Lakehouse for Healthcare and Life Scie Read more…

AI Can Identify Painters Based on Their Paintings’ Textures

Image recognition from two-dimensional imagery is nothing new—pull up Google yourself, and it’s easy enough to search by image and find information on that image and many related images. But in the art world, such to Read more…

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…

This Just In

ORNL’s Integrated Dataset Illuminates Pathways for Enhanced Bioenergy Crop Performance

Apr 9, 2024 |

April 9, 2024 — A first-ever dataset bridging molecular information about the poplar tree microbiome to ecosystem-level processes has been released by a team of Department of Energy scientists led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read more…

Dataminr Expands Partnership with NATO to Provide AI-powered Real-time Alerts for Global Force and Infrastructure Protection

Apr 2, 2024 |

NEW YORK, April 2, 2024 — Today, Dataminr, one of the world’s leading AI companies, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) have announced an expansion of their partnership to provide NATO with Dataminr’s First Alert, the company’s product for the public sector. Read more…

NVIDIA and HP Supercharge Data Science and Generative AI on Workstations

Mar 7, 2024 |

LAS VEGAS, March 7, 2024 — NVIDIA and HP Inc. today announced that NVIDIA CUDA-X data processing libraries will be integrated with HP AI workstation solutions to turbocharge the data preparation and processing work that forms the foundation of generative AI development. Read more…

Bioptimus Emerges with $35M Seed Funding, Leveraging AI Foundation Models for Biological Breakthroughs

Feb 21, 2024 |

PARIS, Feb. 21, 2024 — French startup Bioptimus has emerged from stealth following a seed funding round of $35 million. Under the leadership of Professor Jean-Philippe Vert, PhD, Bioptimus unites a world-class team of scientists from Owkin and Google DeepMind alumni to transform ​biology with cutting-edge AI foundation model technologies that capture the various scales of biology. Read more…

Rice University Researchers Uncover Bias in Machine Learning Tools for Immunotherapy

Feb 16, 2024 |

HOUSTON, Feb. 16, 2024 — Rice University computer science researchers have found bias in widely used machine learning tools used for immunotherapy research.

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