Saliva glucose biosensor – World-first needle-free diabetes test

Professor Alex Zelinsky AO from University of Newcastle has developed Saliva glucose biosensor that can test for type 1 and type 2 diabetes without using needle. Saliva glucose biosensor is similar in size to a stick of chewing gum and considerably thinner, was incredibly powerful, detecting substances that exist in saliva in minute concentrations. One of the key challenges the team had was the sheer unavailability of glucose in saliva (With saliva glucose concentrations 100 times low...
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‘AI Prosecutor’ China – model that can reportedly identify crimes and file charges against criminals with more than 97 per cent accuracy.

Shanghai Pudong People's Procuratorat China has developed an artificial intelligence model that can reportedly identify crimes and file charges against criminals with more than 97 per cent accuracy. The AI model was built and tested by the Shanghai Pudong People’s Procuratorate, the country’s largest and busiest district prosecution office. It was developed by a team led by Professor Shi Yong, director of the Chinese Academy of Sciences' big data and knowledge management laboratory. Machi...
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‘Frozen Zoo’ – resurrecting the extinct

A frozen zoo is a storage facility in which genetic materials taken from animals are stored at very low temperatures in tanks of liquid nitrogen. Material preserved in this way can be stored indefinitely and used for artificial insemination, in vitro fertilisation, embryo transfer, and cloning. Some facilities also collect and cryopreserve plant material. Frozen Zoo® is the largest and most diverse collection of its kind in the world. It contains over 10,000 living cell cultures, oocytes...
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‘Seegene’ – leading developer of multiplex molecular assays and automated solutions.

Seegene, Inc is a Korean manufacturer of in vitro diagnostic (IVD) products, particularly molecular diagnostics. Its portfolio includes a range of assays and screening products for sepsis, respiratory diseases such as influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, as well as sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Seegene Rapidly Introduces New PCR Test that Identifies the Omicron Variant, its Stealth Version, and all VOCs in a single tube. https://youtu.be/nCgq5Tlq_Ic Seegene’s ...
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‘Vuity’ FDA Approved eye drops that may replace reading glasses

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved prescription eyedrops that could potentially replace the need for reading glasses. VUITY™ Now FDA-approved Our eyes change as we age. These age related changes can lead to Blurry Near Vision, also known as presbyopia. The lenses of our eyes become harder and less flexible, making it more difficult to see up-close. The first and only prescription eye drop to treat age-related Blurry Near Vision (presbyopia) in adults. VUITY™ may ...
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New Trend – Increased Compute and storage capability at the edge

More and More newer edge devices have increased compute and storage capability at the edge. At the Telsa's AI Day event - it had reveled D1’s 354 chip nodes reportedly that have one teraflops (1,024 gflops). The entire chip was capable of up to 363 teraflops of compute as well as 10tbps of on-chip bandwidth/4tbps of off-chip bandwidth. The D1 chip & training tile The aforementioned precursor cluster relied predominantly on Nvidia’s A100 GPUs for acceleration. Not so for Dojo, whic...
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Intel Labs’ Nabil Imam Develop Computer Chip that can smell without a Nose

Nabil Imam, a senior research scientist in Intel Labs’ neuromorphic computing group, works with olfactory neurophysiologists at Cornell University and derived a set of algorithms and configured them on neuromorphic silicon, specifically called "Loihi" chip that can detect a smell without a nose. ” Loihi is Intel’s neuromorphic computing chip that applies the principles of computation found in biological brains to computer architectures. “My friends at Cornell study the biological ...
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Festo – Bionic Learning Network

Bionic Learning Network is a research initiative established by the German control and automation company Festo, in collaboration with universities, institutes, and other companies. The definition of the term bionics precisely summarizes the objective of the network: application of biological methods and systems found in nature to the study and design of engineering systems and modern technology. https://youtu.be/VOqpGkuZrV4 The Bionic Learning Network has developed many other fa...
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Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick

Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick is a modular artificial intelligence (AI) accelerator in a standard USB 3.0 stick form factor. Designed for product developers, researchers and makers, the Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick aims to reduce barriers to developing, tuning and deploying deep learning applications at the edge by delivering dedicated high-performance deep neural network processing. Intel’s Neural Compute Stick is a USB-thumb-drive-sized deep learning machine. NCS is a USB p...
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BCI technology – Brain–Computer Interface

BCI technology allows a human brain and an external device to talk to one another—to exchange signals. It gives humans the ability to directly control machines, without the physical constraints of the body. A brain–computer interface (BCI), sometimes called a neural control interface (NCI), mind–machine interface (MMI), direct neural interface (DNI), or brain–machine interface (BMI), is a direct communication pathway between an enhanced or wired brain and an external device. BCIs are oft...
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Stanford researchers have developed, print dense transistor arrays on skin-like materials to create stretchable circuits that flex with the body

Stanford researchers have developed, print dense transistor arrays on skin-like materials to create stretchable circuits that flex with the body Chemical engineer Zhenan Bao and her team of researchers at Stanford have spent nearly two decades trying to develop skin-like integrated circuits that can be stretched, folded, bent and twisted – working all the while – and then snap back without fail, every time. Such circuits presage a day of wearable and implantable products, but one hurdle has ...
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‘Openrg’ – Open Research Group -experts leverage their experience from open-science, open-data, and open-source projects to provide support packages and modeling services to businesses and government.

OpenRG experts provide support packages and modeling services to business and government. As a public benefit corporation, our mission is to promote the growth of open modeling and to benefit the open-source, open data, and open science ecosystem. It publishes various reports example - Revenue and Distributional Impacts of the American Rescue Plan Act The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 provides over half a trillion dollars in tax benefits to Americans. We illustrate how the A...
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‘Lambdalabs.com’ – Custom workstations built for deep learning.

Custom workstations built for deep learning. Pre-installed with Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch, easily upgrade with Lambda Stack. Built by A.I. Researchers.  Every computer comes with Lambda Stack, which includes frameworks like TensorFlow and PyTorch. Lambda Stack makes upgrading these frameworks easy. https://youtu.be/fI3gvaX1crY Lambda GPU Cloudfor Deep Learning Train the most demanding AI, ML, and Deep Learning models. Scale from a single machine to an entire fleet of VMs with a f...
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‘ONNX’ – open-source artificial intelligence ecosystem of technology companies and research organizations

The Open Neural Network Exchange is an open-source artificial intelligence ecosystem of technology companies and research organizations that establish open standards for representing machine learning algorithms and software tools to promote innovation and collaboration in the AI sector. https://youtu.be/Ij5MoUnLQ0E Many people are working on great tools, but developers are often locked in to one framework or ecosystem. ONNX is the first step in enabling more of these tools to work ...
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China’s Tianjin University’s ‘Brain Talker’ makes “Mind Reading” Possible

Brain-Computer Codec Chip (BC3) - Brain Talker. This BC3 chip was specially designed to improve the Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) technology, which aims at decoding a user’s mental intent solely through neural electrical signals, without the use of the human body’s natural neuromuscular pathways. “The signals transmitted and processed by the brain are submerged in the background noise. This BC3 chip has the ability to discriminate minor neural electrical signals and decode thei...
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‘Anthrotronix’ -Biomedical Assistive Devices like CosmoBot (robot for children), Stroke-Rehab Glove, DANA™ Neurocognitive Assessment Tool …

AnthroTronix is a research and development (R&D) firm specializing in the development of advanced interface technology; product development for wearable computing and robotic control systems; and design, development, and testing of simulation tools for training applications.  The company supplies its R&D services and advanced product development to commercial and governmental customers. Product Highlights -- CosmoBot CosmoBot is a prototype interactive robot for children wit...
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‘Radiative‐Transfer Modelling’ – Machine Learning (ML) model to help long term weather forecasting.

Atmospheric radiative transfer models simulate the radiative transfer interactions of light scattering and absorption through the atmosphere. These models are typically used for the atmospheric correction of airborne/satellite data and allow retrieving atmospheric composition. Numerical weather prediction (NWP) are poised to take advantage of recent years’ rapid advances in ML. To adapt ML to weather-related applications, it is critical to meet all of these needs at multiple spatial and t...
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Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)

Artificial general intelligence is the hypothetical ability of an intelligent agent to understand or learn any intellectual task that a human being can. It is a primary goal of some artificial intelligence research and a common topic in science fiction and futures studies. Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) is an emerging field aiming at the building of “thinking machines”; that is, general-purpose systems with intelligence comparable to that of the human mind (and perhaps ultimately well...
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Tianjic chip – a novel brain-inspired computing chip

Professor Luping Shi in the Center for Brain-Inspired Computing Research, in the Department of Precision Instrument, published an important research result --- Tianjic, a novel brain-inspired computing chip. This chip is the world’s first hybrid-paradigm chip for brain-inspired computing to facilitate the development of artificial general intelligence (AGI). the development of AGI mainly has two approaches: computer-science-oriented and neuroscience-oriented. Both have their own...
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Nanopore DNA and RNA sequencing platform

Nanopore sequencing is a third generation approach used in the sequencing of biopolymers- specifically, polynucleotides in the form of DNA or RNA. Using nanopore sequencing, a single molecule of DNA or RNA can be sequenced without the need for PCR amplification or chemical labeling of the sample. Oxford Nanopore Technologies Limited is a UK-based company which is developing and selling nanopore sequencing products for the direct, electronic analysis of single molecules. https://youtu.be/...
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The Aga Khan University – Innovation Centre.

AKU - ​​​Innovation Centre​​​ (Nairobi, Kenya) Launched in 2019, The Innovation Centre, based in Nairobi was established under the Futures Project as a result of partnership between DW Akademie (DWA) and Graduate School of Media and Communication, Aga Khan University (GSMC, AKU). The Innovation center will be an innovation hub for media innovators who would like a space to develop their ideas into reality. The center was set up to offer a hub for media practitioner, students and acade...
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SRILAB – Experts in machine learning and formal reasoning with applications to safe artificial intelligence, probabilistic and quantum programming, AI-driven coding, security and others

The Secure, Reliable, and Intelligent Systems Lab (SRI) is a research group in the Department of Computer Science at ETH Zurich and part of the ETH ICE center. We work at the broad intersection of machine learning and formal reasoning with applications to safe artificial intelligence, probabilistic and quantum programming, AI-driven coding, security and others. Our work led to three ETH spin-offs: DeepCode.ai, ChainSecurity, and LatticeFlow. Research List Safe and Interpretable Artificial...
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DetectED-X Launches Free Image-based COVID-19 Diagnosis Improvement Tool

The Sydney start-up DetectED-X has directed its breast cancer diagnosis tool at the coronavirus, drawing on pandemic cases globally with support from healthcare and industry leaders to ramp up COVID-19 detection. The only online image-based COVID-19 diagnosis improvement tool for healthcare workers is launched by University of Sydney spinoff DetectED-X, drawing on its global experience and outcomes in breast cancer detection and patient cases from the coronavirus pandemic. De...
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Neurophotometrics – makes fiber photometry systems for academic & industrial use.

NEUROPHOTOMETRICS IS A SCIENTIST-RUN FIBER PHOTOMETRY COMPANY DEDICATED TO MAKING HIGH-QUALITY OPTICAL EQUIPMENT FOR OUR SCIENTIFIC COLLEAGUES IN ACADEMIA AND INDUSTRY. Fiber photometry is an imaging method used to monitor fluorescent signals via an implanted fiber optic cannula. Although it is still invasive, the diameter of the cannula is thinner than an endoscope. Therefore, fiber photometry is well-suited to monitor neural population activity in deep tissue, such as the brainstem. ...
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‘Neurochip’ -Naweed Syed -Pakistani Canadian – First neuroscientists to prove the feasibility of connecting neurons to a chip. (over 30 years ago)

A neurochip is an integrated circuit chip (such as a microprocessor) that is designed for interaction with neuronal cells. Neurochip that can sense the electrical activity of the neurons (action potentials) in the above-standing physiological electrolyte solution. It also contains capacitors for the electrical stimulation of the neurons. The University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine scientists led by Pakistani-born Canadian scientist Naweed Syed who proved it is possible to cultivate a netw...
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InTechOpen – global publisher of Journals and Books within the fields of Science, Technology and Medicine. Built by scientists, for scientists.

IntechOpen, the world's leading publisher of Open Access books - Built by scientists, for scientists provides a collaborative environment for peer-reviewed scientific content and book publishing of academic research, giving scientific thinking its home. It offers to Read, share and download more than 5,200 peer-reviewed Open Access books It's community, consisting of more than 118,000 like-minded IntechOpen Authors and Academic Editors, was founded for scientists, by scientists. It's Auth...
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‘Flavonoids’ provide good health benefits

Flavonoids are a group of plant metabolites thought to provide health benefits through cell signalling pathways and antioxidant effects. These molecules are found in a variety of fruits and vegetables. Flavonoids are polyphenolic molecules containing 15 carbon atoms and are soluble in water. These natural products are well known for their beneficial effects on health and efforts are being made to isolate the ingredients so called flavonoids. Flavonoids are now considered as an indispensa...
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Neural Processing Unit (NPU)

A neural processor or a neural processing unit (NPU) is a specialized circuit that implements all the necessary control and arithmetic logic necessary to execute machine learning algorithms, typically by operating on predictive models such as artificial neural networks (ANNs) or random forests (RFs) In Brain - Neural processes is the one that drive coordinated movement, attention, perception, reasoning, and intelligent behavior result from learning and memory. So the computational mechan...
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Rocket Lab – private aerospace manufacturer and small satellite launch service provider

Rocket Lab is a private American aerospace manufacturer and small satellite launch service provider with a wholly owned New Zealand subsidiary. It developed a sub-orbital sounding rocket named Ātea and currently operates a lightweight orbital rocket known as Electron, which provides dedicated launches for smallsats and CubeSats. Rocket labs is enabling companies, students, scientists, researchers, governments and entrepreneurs alike to get their ideas to orbit, right now. A solar syst...
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‘Embryonics’ uses AI to identify healthy embryos and increase IVF success

Embryonics is developing and applying data-driven solutions to improve the journey and the success rates of fertility treatments. https://youtu.be/pN5R4EbkbKU The process of fertilizing a human egg outside the body in order to help those suffering from infertility to conceive is known as in vitro fertilization (IVF). Despite being the most effective method of assisted reproductive technology (ART), the average success rate of IVF is a mere 20-40%. One step that is critical to the succes...
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