Sunday, 2 September 2012

Girl Builds ‘Brain’ to Detect Breast Cancer

An artificial “brain” built by a 17-year-old whiz kid from Florida is able to accurately assess tissue samples for signs of breast cancer, providing more confidence to a minimally invasive procedure. The cloud-based neural network took top prize in this year’s Google Science Fair.

 “I taught the computer how to diagnose breast cancer,” Brittany Wenger.

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If only she grew up 3 years faster...

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