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Artificial intelligence used to predict cancer growth

Artificial intelligence used to predict cancer growth

Health
Scientists have used artificial intelligence to predict how cancers will progress and evolve.This could help doctors design the most effective treatment for each patient.A team led by the Institute of Cancer Research London (ICR) and the University of Edinburgh developed a new technique known as Revolver (Repeated Evolution of Cancer).This picks out patterns in DNA mutation within cancers and uses the information to forecast future genetic changes.The researchers said the ever-changing nature of tumours was one of the biggest challenges in treating cancer - with cancers often evolving to a drug-resistant form.Breast tumoursHowever, if doctors can predict how a tumour will evolve, they could intervene earlier to stop cancer in its...
Artificial intelligence helps scientists track particles

Artificial intelligence helps scientists track particles

Science
Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Researchers at the University of North Carolina have deployed machine learning to boost particle-tracking software. The ability to precisely track individual particles is essential to the study of human disease and potential remedies. Improved particle-tracking software can help scientists more accurately characterize molecular interactions between viruses, cells and drug-carrying nanoparticles. Advancements in imaging technologies have helped scientists capture high-definition video of molecular interactions. Now, researchers are turning to artificial intelligence to interpret such footage. "In order to derive meaning from videos, you have to convert the videos into quantitative data," Sam Lai, an associate professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, said in a news...
Samsung plans $22 billion for artificial intelligence, autos

Samsung plans $22 billion for artificial intelligence, autos

Technology
Samsung Electronics plans to spend a whopping $ 22 billion over the next three years on artificial intelligence, auto components and other future businesses as the company maps out its strategy under the restored leadership of Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong after he was freed from prison. The announcement Wednesday by South Korea's biggest business group was welcome news, coming at a time of deepening unease over slowing growth in Asia's fourth largest economy. It also highlights that South Korea's decades-old reliance on big businesses for jobs and investments is unlikely to end anytime soon since the country lacks a strong pool of small and medium-sized companies found in Japan or Germany. Samsung said it will spend the sum, amounting to 25 trillion won, on increasing the number of artific...
BAE launches cyber security intelligence network

BAE launches cyber security intelligence network

Technology
BAE Systems has launched a new industry forum and lobbying group called The Intelligence Network to address increases in cyber attacks. In April, the UK's National Cyber Security Centre and NCA warned that criminals were launching more online attacks against British businesses than ever before.Attempts to tackle this by the biggest companies have included sharing intelligence on the attackers' methods, but this has been blighted by insufficient data-sharing occurring on an ad-hoc basis.Speaking in London on Monday, James Hatch, the director of cyber services for BAE Applied Intelligence, acknowledged that collaboration between companies wasn't working well enough.In a new report by BAE, with contributions from Vodafone, think-tank RUSI, startup accelerator CyLon and others,...
Cloud computing, artificial intelligence on Microsoft agenda

Cloud computing, artificial intelligence on Microsoft agenda

Technology
Microsoft's annual Build conference for software developers kicks off on Monday, giving the company an opportunity to offer updates on its computing platforms and services. The three-day event in Seattle features sessions on cloud computing, artificial intelligence, internet-connected devices and virtual reality. It comes as Microsoft faces off with Amazon and Google to offer internet-connected services to businesses and organizations. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will speak Monday to more than 6,000 people, mostly developers who build apps for Microsoft's products. Facebook had its F8 developers' gathering last week. Google's I/O conference begins Tuesday. Apple's takes place in early June. This is the second year in a row that Microsoft has held its conference in Seattle, not far from it...