Category: Nanotechnology

IBM’s MRSA Infection-Fighting Nanotechnology Caps Century of Healthcare Innovation

Custom Packages ARMONK, N.Y., April 7, 2011 — IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) announcement of the first biodegradable nanoparticles that can seek out and destroy drug-resistant bacteria caps off a century of healthcare and life sciences innovation from IBM. Earlier this week, scientists from IBM Research announced ground breaking early research discovering new types of nanoparticles that […]

IBM and The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Find Breakthrough for MRSA Treatment

New Molecular Structures Could Fight Infectious Diseases Better than Conventional Antibiotics SAN JOSE, Calif., April 4, 2011 — Researchers from IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology have made a nanomedicine breakthrough in which new types of polymers were shown to physically detect and destroy antibiotic-resistant bacteria and infectious diseases like Methicillin-resistant […]

IBM Watson Goes to School to Engage Next Generation of Innovators

Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh Students to Brainstorm on Watson’s Future at First Watson University Symposium PITTSBURGH, March 30, 2011 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today will host a Watson symposium with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the University of Pittsburgh, bringing together some of the brightest academic minds in the world to share […]

IBM Breakthrough Captures High Speed Measurements of Individual Atoms

Highlights– IBM scientists have measured how long information can stay in an individual atom– IBM breakthrough enables ability to actually record, study and visualize the magnetism of individual atoms at staggering speeds – one million times faster than previously possible– Could b SAN JOSE, Calif. (September 24, 2010) – Today IBM (NYSE: IBM) researchers published […]

IBM to Ship World’s Fastest Microprocessor

Chip in IBM’s new zEnterprise System Clocks in at Record-Breaking 5.2 GHzBlazing Speed to Handle Growing Number of Business Transactions as Global Connectivity, Data Proliferate ARMONK, N.Y. (September 01, 2010) – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced details of the world’s fastest computer chip — the microprocessor in a new version of the IBM mainframe that […]

IBM and University of Aberdeen Collaborate to Identify Molecules from the Deep Sea

HIGHLIGHTS— For the first time, atomic force microscopy helps scientists reveal the exact chemical structure of a natural compound— Using this fast and accurate technique could open new possibilities in drug discovery and treatments— Compound was extracted from a mud sample take ABERDEEN, Scotland (August 02, 2010) – In a pioneering research project, for the […]