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IBM to take Watson mobile with developer challenge

Big Blue is funding a developer challenge to encourage mobile developers to come up with applications that use its intelligent cloud-based service Watson.

By February 26, 2014


DNA analysis uncovers genetic errors behind 12 major cancers

Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis say it may someday be possible to perform a single test to screen for a wide range of cancer types.

By October 16, 2013


IBM's Watson to offer medical advice to doctors

Big Blue inks a deal with health insurer WellPoint that will let the latter use the technology behind the "Jeopardy"-playing computer to suggest patient diagnoses and treatments.

By September 11, 2011


Off-the-shelf digital camera sees cancer in real time

Biomedical engineers and university cancer researchers tweak an on-market camera that can distinguish between healthy cells and cancerous ones.

By June 24, 2010


Researchers accelerate proton cancer treatment

Technology being developed at Lawrence Livermore lab could soon make more precise radiation therapy widely available to cancer patients by making the specialized machines more compact.

By August 20, 2009


On Call: Which cell phone radiation level is correct?

When the same cell phone has a different SAR, how do you know which one is correct? In this week's On call column, CNET's cell phone editor helps you make sense of it all.

By July 29, 2008