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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…

Cerebras Hits the Accelerator for Deep Learning Workloads

When it comes to large neural networks like BERT or GPT-3, organizations often must wait weeks or even months for a training task to complete if they’re using traditional CPU and GPU clusters. But with its massive Wafe 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…

Don’t Forget the Human Factor in Autonomous Systems and AI Development

It goes without saying that humans are the intended beneficiaries of the AI applications and autonomous systems that data scientists and developers are creating. But what’s the best way to design these AI apps and auto Read more…

Key Questions to Ask of Your Scientific Data Platform for Single Cell Analysis

The idea of precision medicine – delivering the right drug treatment to the right patient at the right time and at the right dose – underpins current thinking in pharma R&D. And, led by innovators in "big pharma, Read more…

News In Brief

New Unicorn Fractal Bolsters Cloud Play with Neal Buy

Artificial intelligence firm Fractal Analytics is having a busy January so far. Early in the month it announced a $360 million investment from enterprise technology asset firm TPG, and on Tuesday the company reported acq Read more…

Deep Learning Targets Drug Combos for COVID-19

Using computational biology to identify individual therapeutics that might prove effective in the fight against COVID-19 is already a daunting task, with billions of candidate molecules. Throw drug combinations into the Read more…

Why Young Developers Don’t Get Knowledge Graphs

Business is booming these days for graph databases--maybe it took COVID to show us how connected everything is--and that’s good news for Franz, which develops a semantic graph database called AllegroGraph. Just the sam Read more…

New Deep Learning Tool Predicts Bioactivity, Identifies Therapeutics

In the COVID era, computational biology is having a heyday – and machine learning is playing a massive role. With billions upon billions of compounds to search through for any given therapeutic application, strictly br Read more…

Neural Network Identifies Dangerous Mosquitoes

Not all mosquitoes are created equal – but telling where the most dangerous, disease-spreading mosquitoes are proliferating is often a difficult task. This difficult task is also necessary for the containment of viruse Read more…

This Just In

Intel Announces 12th Gen Core Processor for IoT

Jan 5, 2022 |

Jan. 5, 2022 — Tuesday at CES 2022, Intel launched 12th Gen Intel Core processors (code-named Alder Lake S-series and H-series), the first family of processors enhanced for the edge to feature performance hybrid architecture that combines Performance-cores and Efficient-cores with Intel Thread Director. Read more…

Moderna Launches AI Academy in Partnership with Carnegie Mellon University

Dec 10, 2021 |

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 10, 2021 — Moderna, Inc., a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, has announced the launch of its Artificial Intelligence (AI) Academy, an innovative initiative that will bring to life an immersive learning experience for Moderna employees, in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Read more…

Aktana and Cantab Pi Bring Together 2M+ Data Sets and Predictive Analytics at Scale

Nov 16, 2021 |

SAN FRANCISCO & CAMBRIDGE, England, Nov. 16, 2021 — Aktana, a leader in intelligent customer engagement for the global life sciences industry, announced a new partnership with Cantab Pi, a data science company based in Cambridge, UK. Read more…

DataRobot Introduces ‘AI Cloud for Industries’

Nov 16, 2021 |

BOSTON, Nov. 16, 2021 — DataRobot today announced DataRobot AI Cloud for Industries, a comprehensive solution that unites industry-tailored AI capabilities and best practices, integrations, and expanded partnerships for major industries. Read more…

Esri Selected by CDC to Assist in Boosting Vaccine Confidence

Nov 4, 2021 |

REDLANDS, Calif., Nov. 4, 2021—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is expanding its efforts to protect communities and save lives by stopping the spread of preventable illnesses. Through its Vaccinate with Confidence strategy, the CDC seeks to give communities more resources for effective conversations about the value of vaccines. Read more…

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