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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…

Future Proofing Data Pipelines

Data pipelines are critical structures for moving data from its source to a destination. For decades, companies have used data pipelines to move information, such as from transactional with analytic systems. However, as Read more…

AI-Powered Drug Development in a Post-COVID World

The developed world is on the cusp of turning the corner in the fight against COVID-19 thanks to the unprecedented effort to rapidly develop and distribute effective vaccines. Now technologists are hoping to take drug de Read more…

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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…

Qumulo Debuts QaaS, a File Lake on the Azure Cloud

Organizations that want to store large amounts of file data in the cloud and access them via NFS and SMB protocol may be interested in QaaS, a hosted version of its data lake for files--a file lake--running in the Micros Read more…

This Just In

Healthtech Startup Centaur Labs Raises $15 Million to Accelerate Medical Data AI Development

Sep 3, 2021 |

BOSTON, Sept. 3, 2021 — Centaur Labs, a medical data labeling company, today announced $15 million in funding to advance their mission to label the world’s medical data. Read more…

IQVIA Launches New AI-Powered Contact Center For Life Sciences

Sep 1, 2021 |

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 1, 2021 — IQVIA, a global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions, and clinical research services to the life sciences industry, today announced it has added new AI-powered technologies to enhance its existing Medical Information (MI) Contact Center services. Read more…

Penn, Purdue, UC Merced, UF Partner on $26M NSF Engineering Research Center for the IOT for Precision Agriculture

Aug 11, 2021 |

Aug. 11, 2021 — The National Science Foundation, through a 5-year, $26 million grant, has established the NSF Engineering Research Center for the Internet of Things for Precision Agriculture (IoT4Ag), headquartered at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. Read more…

NASA Expands Access to Planet Data to All US Federal Civilian Agencies

Jul 22, 2021 |

July 22, 2021 — Planet is excited to announce that NASA has expanded our contract with their Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program to provide access to PlanetScope imagery for scientific research use for all U.S. Read more…

Radiant Earth Foundation, Microsoft AI for Earth Partner for Sustainability Solutions

Jul 13, 2021 |

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2021 — The world’s ecological systems that humanity depends on are in disarray. To find solutions, a growing number of sustainability problem-solvers are now looking to artificial intelligence (AI) and Earth observation (EO) technologies. Read more…

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