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Graduate’s AI robo-glove could help ‘millions’ boost muscle grip

An engineering graduate hopes to aid millions of people after helping create a robotic glove which uses artificial intelligence to boost muscle grip.

Seeing his aunt’s struggles with daily tasks such as drinking water or changing TV channel after loss of movement caused by multiple sclerosis led Ross O’Hanlon, 24, to produce the device.


New AI predicts inner feelings from radio signals

“With deep learning we’ve shown we can accurately measure emotions in a subject-independent way, where we can look at a whole collection of signals from different individuals and learn from this data and use it to predict the emotions of people outside of our training database.”


Cloud-based healthcare consultations here to stay, UK supplier claims

HSL has become the first healthcare equipment provider in the UK or Ireland to enter a partnership with Zoom to offer cloud-telehealth services to hospitals.


Deepmind cracks 50-year-old protein folding problem, say researchers

A problem dating back five decades may have been cracked by artificial intelligence created by UK-based Deepmind, paving the way for faster development of treatments and drug discoveries.

The so-called “protein folding problem” has long been one of biology’s biggest challenges because there are so many of them and their 3D shapes are difficult to map out.

Almost all diseases, including cancer, dementia and even infectious diseases such as Covid-19, are related to the way these protein


Breach exposes data of every Covid-19 positive Welsh patient

Wales’ national public health agency has apologised after accidentally uploading the data of every citizen who tested positive for Covid-19 to a public-facing server.

Public Health Wales (PHW) confirmed the personal data of 18,105 Welsh residents was uploaded by mistake to the insecure server and searchable by anyone using the site.