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Using Video Games, Gametherapy Is Making Healthcare More Fun and Engaging
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Doctors Are Leaders, but Are They Good at It?
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The Relationship Between Stress and Gut Microbiota
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A Black Fungus Infection Is Killing Covid-19 Patients in India
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What Is the Meaning of Life? That’s a Stupid Question
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Excellent post, Dr.
Excellent post, Dr. Yildiz. IBM Watson, in my opinion is an icon, and ironically a symbol for the advancement of technology. Perhaps maybe some day IBM Watson will die, but it's name will remain the symbol for one of the first and most advanced processors/AI to hit the ground. In 10 thousand years, I anticipate IBM watson to be a culture, legacy, and movement more than a super computer. Beautifully written, my friend. I'd love to be part of that exclusive group you are in. Sounds like a meeting of the minds with some incredible thought leaders.
Excellent post, Dr. Yildiz. IBM Watson, in my opinion is an icon, and ironically a symbol for the advancement of technology. Perhaps maybe some day IBM Watson will die, but it's name will remain the symbol for one of the first and most advanced processors/AI to hit the ground. In 10 thousand years, I anticipate IBM watson to be a culture, legacy, and movement more than a super computer.
Beautifully written, my friend. I'd love to be part of that exclusive group you are in. Sounds like a meeting of the minds with some incredible thought leaders.
These Chatbots Are Helping With Mental Health Right Now
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The AI-Formulated Dietary Supplement That Supports Stem Cell Health
GeroProtect’s new product and what it means for stem cell health and function — What Are Stem Cells? Stem cells are groups of specialized human cells that can develop into different types. Thus, they are the precursors from which other cells in the body originate. Stem cells are crucial to human development, and conditions like congenital disabilities and cancer are products of their improper division and differentiation.