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About the author

Nuala Moran
FUTURES contributor

Nuala Moran is a freelance science journalist. She is staff writer for BioWorld Today and a contributor to Nature Biotechnology and Chemistry World.

Author's entries

  • Machine Learning will help speed the Big Data revolution

    Nuala Moran - 09 Sept. 2013

    Over the past decade the science of machine learning has given rise to some notable advances in Microsoft products, from handwriting recognition, to sophisticated tools for predicting the probability of a particular advert being clicked on a web page, and the gesture-activated interface on the new Xbox One games console.

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  • “Let Big Data fuel the economy,” says Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes

    Nuala Moran - 21 June 2013

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  • Physicians are wielding Big Data to speed research and improve patient care

    Nuala Moran - 21 June 2013

    Andrew Morris is a pioneer in harnessing computer data to improve patient care. As dean of medicine and director of the Medical Research Institute at Dundee University, he spearheaded the development of the Scottish Diabetes Research Network which uses informatics to better understand diabetes and its complications.

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  • Machine Learning will help speed the Big Data revolution

    Nuala Moran - 21 June 2013

    Over the past decade the science of machine learning has given rise to some notable advances in Microsoft products, from handwriting recognition, to sophisticated tools for predicting the probability of a particular advert being clicked on a web page, and the gesture-activated interface on the new Xbox One games console.

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  • How to solve the cluster equation?

    Nuala Moran - 01 June 2008

    In 1997, Microsoft opened its first big European lab – and it placed it in what was then Europe's only serious answer to Silicon Valley: Cambridge, in the United Kingdom.

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