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This Week’s Deep Laugh

18 May 2019 – Live Science

Bill Nye says the Earth is on F*cking Fire! Check out his appearance on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver — one of our favorites. A great use of comedy in mass media to bring a serious problem of climate chage to the forefront of viewers’ brains everywhere. 

Creepy AI Robot is Frightening But Great

Digital Trends (Photo: Gaumard)

This unnervingly lifelike robot kid will actually help train doctors. Go ahead and watch the video. We expect to see him soon in a 'tech gone bad' horror movie.

Doctor Delivers End-of-Life News via Rolling Robot. Family is Devasted.

USA TODAY (Photo: Quintana Family)

A California hospital delivered end-of-life news to a 78-year-old patient via a robotic machine this week, prompting the man's family to go public.

SpaceX Capsule Gets Toasty Before Splashdown. Ahhhh.

SPACE.com (Photo: NASA)

SpaceX's Crew Dragon returned to Earth uneventfully sticking a smooth splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean with some sick scorch marks to show one and all.

Telemedicine

  • Your virtual doctor will ‘see’ you now 09 May 2019 09:09 News Need to see your doctor, but can't take time off from work? There's an app for that. And new research shows patients find the ability to see a doctor "virtually" convenient and satisfying. Nine out of 10 people who had a virtual visit …
  • Patients value convenience of telemedicine 29 Apr 2019 22:03 News (Reuters Health) - Patients who have real-time video visits with their primary care providers instead of in-person exams are generally satisfied with the convenience and quality of their checkups, a new study suggests. There’s a lot about these …
  • Research Finds Telemedicine Stroke Patients Receive Consistent Care 23 Apr 2019 15:26 WirelessWeek.com Stroke patients examined remotely by a teleneurologist were treated as quickly and effectively after hours as during normal business hours, according to new research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Previous research  …

Artificial Intelligence

  • AI now better at predicting mortality than human doctors 15 May 2019 00:41 Iran Daily We’ve already seen the ability of AI to spot things like cancer, and a new study revealed that a digital brain may also be better at predicting overall mortality and specific conditions such as heart attack with greater accuracy than a trained individual, …
  • MIT Uses AI to Predict Breast Cancer Up to 5 Years in Advance 14 May 2019 22:29 ExtremeTech Modern artificial intelligence employs complex algorithms to do all sorts of tasks in an instant, such as figuring out how a customer feels based on their review or identifying specific characteristics of an image. However, AI’s brightest moments come from …
  • Tomorrow's ‘general’ AI revolution will grow from today's technology 14 May 2019 20:06 In today's pop culture, machines with artificial general intelligence (AGI) are typically portrayed as walking, talking human analogs replete with personalities -- from the Terminator's murderous intent to Vision's nobel heroism. In reality, …

Rocket Science

  • NASA wheels out Habitation prototypes while SpaceX encounters problems with parachutes 15 May 2019 10:19 The register: Sci/Tech News for the World Roundup Pull up a chair and tuck into a sachet of dried astro-nosh with a round-up of space news you might have missed. You spend years waiting for a Deep Space Habitat and then two turn up at once NASA's Johnson Space Center cheerfully trumpeted the …
  • Analyze this: Space station facility enables rapid biomedical analysis 15 May 2019 07:57 Phys.org In its role as a unique orbiting laboratory, the International Space Station provides a broad range of equipment for conducting health and life sciences research. However, the equipment available for cellular and molecular biology is limited compared to …
  • AI, Space Technology to Help With Early Diagnosis of Bowel Cancer 15 May 2019 10:51 Voice of America Scientists of University College London (UCL) are developing new technology to help doctors detect deadly bowel cancer and polyps in their earliest stages and ensure the best chances of a patient's recovery. The system called Odin Vision uses a …

Kallows’ Press Room

Kallows is featured in this Forbes magazine issue on health technology

Coverage of Kallows ECG equipped runners in the Mumbai Marathon

Kallows is highlighted for sports and fitness uses of their portable TeleECG

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