The doctor on your wrist: How smartwatches are saving lives

By Caitlin McGarry James T. Green thought he was having a panic attack. He took a break from work to walk around the block during a stressful day, and noticed he felt out of breath strolling up a slight incline. This isn't normal, Green thought. He...

The doctor on your wrist: How smartwatches are saving lives

By Caitlin McGarry James T. Green thought he was having a panic attack. He took a break from work to walk around the block during a stressful day, and noticed he felt out of breath strolling up a slight incline. This isn't normal, Green thought. He...

Speedy AI image analysis could help doctors during surgery

Right now, comparing 3D medical scans is a pain -- it can take two hours or more to see what's changed. And that spells trouble for surgeons, who may have to bring patients back to the operating room if a tumor removal wasn't a complete success. Th...

Speedy AI image analysis could help doctors during surgery

Right now, comparing 3D medical scans is a pain -- it can take two hours or more to see what's changed. And that spells trouble for surgeons, who may have to bring patients back to the operating room if a tumor removal wasn't a complete success. Th...

The WHO officially puts gaming on its list of addictions

The World Health Organization was putting its finishing touches on the eleventh edition of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) when it released a draft back in December. The early version of the document, which medical professionals wi...

AI detects movement through walls using wireless signals

You don't need exotic radar, infrared or elaborate mesh networks to spot people through walls -- all you need are some easily detectable wireless signals and a dash of AI. Researchers at MIT CSAIL have developed a system (RF-Pose) that uses a neural...