Machine learning and Big Data promise to revolutionize fields like medicine but also pose ethical and technical questions for business
Aging populations, squeezed budgets, increasing demands. Europe’s healthcare systems are creaking. Can digital start-ups ease the load?
If pundits are right, before long pulling your phone out to text or email, or heaven forbid, to make a call, will mark you as being hopelessly unhip.
Social media is often accused of disconnecting people, but a number of new not-for-profit organizations are using it to connect donors and recipients globally
The world’s first synthetic biology accelerator program was run in Cork. If the companies can deliver what they say it could change the way we think about manufacturing
Using performance and tracking data can prevent professional sports players from getting injured, potentially saving clubs millions
If Big Data is going to be used for the greater good, technology companies will have to build in convincing privacy protections
Swapping med school for sculpture helped Slovenian Urška Sršen come up with smart tools for pregnant women
For more than a century, the classic image of mental health therapy has been a patient on a sofa sharing problems with a psychologist sitting on the opposite side of the room. But that scene could soon be replaced by fingers on a keyboard pouring out thoughts in a chat conversation to a therapist on…
Health Analytics, a Cambridge company started in a garage by two software engineers, is leveraging big data to give Britain’s National Health Service a big-picture view of patients in its care.The challenge facing the NHS is how to improve patient care while reducing costs. The answer may lie in connecting the millions of pieces of…