IBM’s Watson diagnoses mysterious illness that left doctors stumped

FILE – A Jan. 13, 2011 file photo provided by IBM shows the IBM computer system known as Watson, at IBM’s T.J. Watson research center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. A partnership between IBM and seven of the country?s top computer science universities, which was set to be announced Wednesday, May 7, 2014, will let students will use the “Jeopardy!” champion to develop new cognitive computing applications for a variety of industries ranging from health care to finance. (AP Photo/IBM, File)(Photo: AP photo) TOKYO – It was a big win for artificial intelligence when IBM’s Watson correctly diagnosed a form of cancer that left many doctor’s scratching their heads. According to The Daily News, Watson correctly identified a Japanese woman’s cancer that had previously gone undetected by doctors. The news outlet said it was the first…


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