How do people talk about death? Most people don’t — at least not until it’s too late, said Timothy Bickmore, a professor at Northeastern University. Maybe in the future, they will start the conversation with chatbots.
The startup Qrativ is the joint venture of the biotech company nference and Mayo Clinic. While nference supplies AI technology to the startup, Mayo Clinic offers the clinical expertise needed to give new purpose to pre-existing drugs.
In this week’s roundup: Scientist to use “big data” in coronary disease research, the link between the bacteria and the risk of breast cancer, study finds the hospital you go to can increase life expectancy and more…
With the help of an advanced robot, created by a team at MIT CSAIL, scheduling at hospitals across the country may soon be easier than ever before.