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Watch the Webinar: Artificial Intelligence for Identifying Cervical Precancer

Global Good recently conducted a World Cancer Day 2019 webinar called Artificial Intelligence for Identifying Cervical Precancer, which explores how a new Automated Visual Evaluation (AVE) technique will potentially increase access to quality cervical cancer screening worldwide.

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Why We Need Innovative Nuclear Energy

Intellectual Ventures founder and CEO Nathan Myhrvold illuminates why people and the planet need every source of reliable, carbon-free energy we can get.

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Why We’re Reinventing the Door and Window

A new study by Global Good and its partners explores how reinventing two common household items—the window and door—could save lives by keeping pesky mosquitoes out of African homes.

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Founder and CEO Nathan Myhrvold Upends Asteroid Assumptions in New Study

In a new study published in the journal Icarus, Nathan argues that astronomers don’t have as good a handle on the size and other physical characteristics of asteroids as they previously thought.

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Intellectual Ventures, Desmarais Team up to Drive Licensing and Enforcement of IV Patent Portfolio

Under this agreement, Desmarais will have visibility into IV’s patent portfolio and will work with IV executives to identify licensing and enforcement opportunities with companies currently unlicensed to IV’s portfolio.

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Access Bio and Global Good collaborate for five-fold improvement in pLDH marker detection for HRP2-deleted P. falciparum

New, high-impact detection kit will prove useful for both P. falciparum and P. vivax species.

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Intellectual Ventures Reaches Settlement, License Agreement with HCC

“With this license, we are one step closer to ending the unlicensed use of our technology by the insurance industry,” said Mathen Ganesan, executive vice president, Invention Investment Fund at Intellectual Ventures.

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AI approach outperformed human experts in identifying cervical precancer

Algorithm could revolutionize cervical cancer screening, especially in low-resource settings.

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Publications

New Prototype Screened Doors and Windows for Excluding Mosquitoes from Houses: A Pilot Study in Rural Gambia.

With partners, Global Good is redesigning the window and door to keep deadly mosquitoes out of African homes.

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Automated microscopy for routine malaria diagnosis: a field comparison on Giemsa-stained blood films in Peru.

Autoscope was tested in the Iquitos region of Peru in 2016 at two peripheral health facilities, with routine microscopy and PCR as reference standards. The main outcome measures include sensitivity and specificity of diagnosis of malaria from Giemsa-stained blood films, using PCR as reference.

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Polydisperse emulsion digital assay to enhance time to detection and extend dynamic range in bacterial cultures enabled by a statistical framework.

Microbiological culture remains the most sensitive method for detecting viable and infectious bacteria, but these methods often require at least 24 hours to visibly identify bacterial growth.

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Improving Lateral Flow Assay Performance Using Computational Modeling.

Here, we review the principles underpinning lateral flow assays and the historical evolution of theory to predict their performance.

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Media Coverage

Lumotive Says It’s Got a Solid-State Lidar That Really Works

IEEE Spectrum

Spinout Lumotive recently announced exciting details about its unique metamaterials-based Lidar technology.

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AI company LexSet debuts visual search software

Furniture Today

Spinout LexSet is helping furniture shoppers and sellers with its visual algorithm trained by half a billion rendered images. “Our approach allows for real-time object recognition as well as attribution and description of products,” said CEO Les Karpas.

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AI-Based App Could Screen for Cervical Cancer

Scientific American

IV's cervical cancer study was featured in Scientific American this month ahead of its publication in the magazine's April issue.

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Myhrvold Pushes Advanced Nuclear at NRC Conference

POWER Magazine

Last week founder and CEO Nathan spoke at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission conference on investing in innovative forms of nuclear power and what the future of energy looks like.

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