IBM and MIT partner on AI research lab

IBM and the Mass. Institute of Technology plan to expand their ongoing partnership to create the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab to perform research on artificial intelligence. IBM is making a 10-year, $240 million investment to establish the Cambridge, Mass. center. The lab will harness the work of 100 scientists, professors and students to develop AI…

IBM finds new ways to trigger immune system

Researchers at IBM have figured out how to trigger a response from the immune system using polymer-coated graphene sheets. The technique involves attaching drug molecules directly to a nanomaterial like graphene sheets to create nanotherapies that could help treat tumors. Nanotherapies transport drugs directly to tumors for cancer treatment. “We’ve essentially uncovered a new way

Watson identifies heart disease spots 25% of undiagnosed cases

Watson has identified cases of heat disease previously undiagnosed by human inspection of ultra-sonic imaging, clinical tests and case notes, according to IBM at the Conference on Medical Image Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI). As a result, IBM is offering five new Watson modules to doctors aimed at improving the accuracy of diagnoses for stroke, mammography,

Jabil taps IBM to deploy Aspera high-speed transfer

IBM announced that supply chain management and electronics manufacturing company, Jabil Circuit has deployed high-speed file transfer solutions from IBM Company, Aspera. The solution allows Jabil to transfer on the IBM Cloud which streamlines collaboration between geographically dispersed teams and partners. Jabil manages customers’ supply chains from product development through design engineering to final manufacturing