cancer

Fujitsu plans to fight cancer with its quantum-inspired digital annealer

Fujitsu plans to fight cancer with its quantum-inspired digital annealer

Fujitsu’s latest computational hardware could revolutionise the way doctors handle patient data.
By Vaughn Highfield May 18 2018, 11:10AM
Microsoft is reprogramming cancer

Microsoft is reprogramming cancer

Microsoft is thinking about cancer in terms of computer software.
By Thomas McMullan Sep 21 2016, 4:19PM
How Sophia Genetics hopes to blunt the impact of cancer

How Sophia Genetics hopes to blunt the impact of cancer

Sophia Genetics hopes that through DNA sequencing and big data, doctors can get a reliable handle on the notoriously illusive illness.
By a Staff Writer May 26 2016, 11:34AM
Intel partners with MIT and Harvard's Broad Institute to help beat cancer

Intel partners with MIT and Harvard's Broad Institute to help beat cancer

Intel's Collaborative Cancer Cloud is helping medical researchers analyse vast amounts of genomic data.
By a Staff Writer Apr 7 2016, 8:42AM
Do Wi-Fi and mobile phones really cause cancer? Experts respond

Do Wi-Fi and mobile phones really cause cancer? Experts respond

There is no firm evidence that mobile phone radiation causes us harm.
By Simon Chapman, Darren Saunders, Rodney Croft, Sarah Loughran Feb 17 2016, 3:18PM
5 ways technology made the world better (last month)

5 ways technology made the world better (last month)

From instant booze delivery to one-day cancer diagnosis, we pick out the tech developments that really mattered
By a Staff Writer Sep 3 2015, 9:52AM
Intel's Cancer Cloud fight disease with big data

Intel's Cancer Cloud fight disease with big data

Intel is helping medical researchers to share important patient data.
By a Staff Writer Aug 20 2015, 8:55AM
Artificial dog nose developed to sniff out cancer and diabetes

Artificial dog nose developed to sniff out cancer and diabetes

Laser can detect molecular content of gas samples, meaning diseases such as lung cancer could be detected before symptoms emerge.
By a Staff Writer Jul 10 2015, 8:59AM
Sitting is the new cancer, Apple Watch is the cure, claims Cook

Sitting is the new cancer, Apple Watch is the cure, claims Cook

Hourly reminders to move could apparently save lives.
By Jane McCallion Feb 12 2015, 8:59AM
How Google X plans to detect cancer and heart disease

How Google X plans to detect cancer and heart disease

Nanoparticles could be used to detect cancer and heart disease.
By Jane McCallion Oct 30 2014, 4:08PM
Mechwarrior Online raises over $100,000 for cancer research

Mechwarrior Online raises over $100,000 for cancer research

Free to play mecha game goes to bat for a player lost to cancer, and with the help of its fans, raises a tonne of cash.
By David Hollingworth Aug 12 2013, 1:39PM
Scientists: no evidence for mobile phone cancer link

Scientists: no evidence for mobile phone cancer link

Review of evidence questions WHO's carcinogen claims
By Stewart Mitchell Jul 5 2011, 8:42AM
New report: mobile phones may still cause cancer

New report: mobile phones may still cause cancer

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has come up with yet another report that says mobile phones “may cause brain cancer” - but said the area required further research.
By Stewart Mitchell Jun 2 2011, 8:47AM
Mobiles cleared of eye cancer risk

Mobiles cleared of eye cancer risk

A study in Germany has concluded that there is no link between mobile phone use and form of eye cancer..
By Iain Thomson Jan 15 2009, 11:58AM
Forget aliens, now you can cure cancer

Forget aliens, now you can cure cancer

The SETI@home project, while not successful in finding any alien life, has at least been successful in gathering a massive amount of computer resources all over the world. Millions of people have downloaded the SET screensaver, and are patiently
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