Microsoft researchers look for a cure for cancer through machine learning

As more and more of our personal devices are filled with an increasing number of sensors, it has become easier than ever to learn more about ourselves and our environment. “Quantified self” is expected to become an important focus for the tech industry in the coming years, and while wearable devices have yet to become as mainstream as our precious smartphones it’s clear that major tech companies will slowly gain a more important role in our personal health in the future. Indeed, Microsoft, Apple, and Google have already proven that they have very ambitious goals for the healthcare industry. Back in 2013, Google established Calico, a new subsidiary dedicated to research on aging and age-related diseases. Two years later, Apple introduced ResearchKit, an open source framework designed to let researchers and…


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