Exploring the benefits of laboratory automation

July 23, 2021, by VMS

The last few decades have seen considerable advancements in automated systems for analysing pharmaceuticals, minerals, petrochemicals, oleochemicals, and fast-moving consumer goods. Companies across these different ...

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SDG 4. QUALITY EDUCATION DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Fixing AI’s Diversity Crisis Through Edtech: An In-Depth Interview With Tony Effik, Co-Founder Of The Black And Brilliant Advocacy Network

July 23, 2021, by Annie Brown, Contributor

True technology innovators like Tony Effik, Co-Founder of The Black and Brilliant Advocacy Network, know that the real way to make AI more effective, accurate, ...

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SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY SOLAR

AI for Solar Energy Adoption in Sub-Saharan Africa

July 23, 2021, by rehab

A rising demad of electricity access in households… The post AI for Solar Energy Adoption in Sub-Saharan Africa appeared first on .

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING BIAS CANCER

Artificial intelligence models to analyze cancer images take shortcuts that introduce bias

July 23, 2021, by Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

A new study shows that deep learning models trained on large sets of cancer genetic and tissue histology data can easily identify the institution that ...

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SDG 3 : GOOD HEALTH & WELL BEING

Healthcare AI startup Abridge and Mila announce partnership to develop and apply advances in artificial intelligence to medical conversations

July 23, 2021, by Brigitte Tousignant

MONTRÉAL, July 22, 2021 — Mila, the Quebec AI Institute, today announced a partnership with Abridge, the healthcare AI startup that helps patients better stay ...

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RESPONSIBLE AI FINANCIAL SERVICES

DreamQuark: The Sustainability Imperative for Financial Services To Embrace Responsible AI

July 23, 2021, by The Fintech Times

In the face of economic uncertainty, the transformation of financial services post-Covid-19 is accelerating to adapt to new customer behaviours – including expecting their money ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING MENTAL HEALTH

“I’m truly excited about what AI can do for healthcare, particularly mental health”

July 23, 2021, by Graham

Microsoft Research’s Principal Research Manager, Danielle Belgrave, believes understanding heterogeneity is the key to unlocking personalized medicine   Danielle is Principal Research Manager at the ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING MENTAL HEALTH

‘Digital therapist’ Woebot perks up with $90M for AI-powered mental health platform

July 23, 2021, by Andrea Park

‘Digital therapist’ Woebot perks up with $90M for AI-powered mental health platform apark Wed, 07/21/2021 – 09:48

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SDG 8. DECENT WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH DISABILITIES

Disability rights advocates are worried about discrimination in AI hiring tools

July 23, 2021, by Sheridan Wall, Hilke Schellmann

Your ability to land your next job could depend on how well you play one of the AI-powered games that companies like AstraZeneca and Postmates ...

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ETHICS & TRUST

It’s time to change the debate around AI ethics. Here’s how

July 23, 2021, by Kay Firth-Butterfield

Debate about AI development continues apace, but misinformation about its status, complexity and riskiness are preventing proper discussion of the topic.

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING HIV

AI app improves accuracy of HIV testing

July 23, 2021, by Graham

Scientists have developed an AI tool to interpret HIV test results, raising hopes of improving the quality of diagnostics, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. ...

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SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY POWER OUTAGE

How to Prevent a Power Outage From Becoming a Crisis

July 23, 2021, by Yury Dvorkin

On 4 August 2020, a tropical storm knocked out power in many parts of New York City as well as neighboring counties and states. The ...

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LIFE SCIENCE & BIOLOGY AlphaFold

AI firm DeepMind puts database of the building blocks of life online

July 23, 2021, by Natalie Grover Science correspondent

AlphaFold program’s prediction of nearly 20,000 human protein structures now free for researchers Last year the artificial intelligence group DeepMind cracked a mystery that has ...

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SDG 8. DECENT WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH

Is the US labor shortage the big break AI needs?

July 12, 2021, by Walter Thompson

Chetan Dube Contributor Share on Twitter Chetan Dube is the founder and CEO of Amelia, a former assistant professor at New York University and an ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING CANCER

Thyroid cancer now diagnosed with machine learning-powered photoacoustic/ultrasound imaging

July 12, 2021, by Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

A research team performs machine learning-powered photoacoustic/ultrasound imaging for thyroid cancer classification.

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SDG 14. LIFE BELOW WATER

Scientists use AI-powered microscope to detect harmful algae in Irish waters

July 12, 2021, by Vish Gain

Scientists in Ireland are using a specialist microscope that leverages the power of AI through an attached iPod Touch to detect harmful algae. Known as ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING COVID19 VACCINE

AI chatbot to tackle vaccine hesitancy unveiled

July 12, 2021, by Graham

IBM and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have developed an artificial intelligence-powered chatbot in an effort to combat vaccine hesitancy in young ...

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POLICY & REGULATION EUROPE

The Failings of the Draft EU Artificial Intelligence Act

July 12, 2021, by Martin Anderson

A new legal critique of the European Union’s draft ‘AI Act’ levels a wide array of criticisms at the proposed regulations released in April, concluding ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Verge Genomics

Lilly and Verge Genomics partner to use AI for drug development

July 12, 2021, by vishnupriyan

Eli Lilly has entered a three-year partnership with biotech company Verge Genomics to research and create new drugs for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ...

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