Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Potential of AI to Detect Breast Cancer

Posted on: January 3rd, 2020 by admin

On 1 January 2020, Nature published a multi-author paper that demonstrated the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to detect breast […]

Scientific Breakthroughs in 2019

Posted on: December 27th, 2019 by admin

Each year at this time, the magazine Science chooses a major breakthrough, together with nine runners-up. The 2019 Breakthrough of […]

The Future of Healthcare

Posted on: May 31st, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Over the past three days, the Africa Health Exhibition has taken place in Midrand where over 10,000 people – delegates, speakers, exhibitors […]

New Guidelines Stir Up Controversy

Posted on: April 12th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

A paper appeared earlier this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine entitled “Screening for breast cancer in average-risk women: a guidance […]

Thinking Outside of the Globe

Posted on: February 15th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

Since 1980, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has been collaborating with its American counterpart NASA to develop and deploy sophisticated […]

What a Tangled Web We Weave

Posted on: November 23rd, 2018 by admin

The poem Marmion was written by Sir Walter Scott and published in 1808. It is a story of lust, forgery, treason and […]

Google Meets Breast Cancer Challenge

Posted on: October 19th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

Four years ago Google bought a British artificial intelligence (AI) company called DeepMind for half a billion US dollars. The founders studied […]

POCUS Gathers Momentum

Posted on: July 13th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

In the past week two companies – Hologic from the USA and Healcerion from South Korea – have announced FDA […]

Not Just Moonshots

Posted on: November 3rd, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

The term “moonshot” was coined by Google X, the secret research division at Alphabet, to describe a technology with three attributes: groundbreaking; […]

Google to the Rescue

Posted on: May 19th, 2017 by admin 4 Comments

Five years ago I wrote a blog on the origins of Google, a story about two computer science students at […]