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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Microsoft developing health chatbot platform — Lifespan aims to cut $182 million in costs with GE partnership —&#...

Microsoft is developing an AI-powered health chatbot platform to help healthcare providers leverage the power of digital assistants.

NASA has reinvented the wheel using a material that ‘remembers’ its shape

NASA's redesigned rover tires are made from a nickel-titanium alloy — a material that can be deformed and return back to shape.

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The biggest names and most innovative leaders in media, marketing, and technology. Plus, Business Insider’s unique blend of hard news and big ideas.

Silicon Valley feels incredibly boring right now — here’s what’s really going on

Silicon Valley no longer owns the field for hot consumer technology — and that means the next wave of innovation will look much different.
Divining rods.

British water firms are using a discredited medieval pseudoscience technique to look for pipes

There's no reputable scientific evidence that 'water dowsing' works, but 10 out of 12 big UK water companies are using it anyway.
A tower of Abengoa solar plant at "Solucar" solar park is pictured in Sanlucar la Mayor, near the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain November 13, 2015.

At least 40% of the world’s power will come from renewable sources by 2040 — here are the companies leading the charge

Renewable energy is set to dominate the way the world is powered. Thomson Reuters released its inaugural list of the top companies in the sector.

A fast-growing cannabis tech company just raised $10 million in a bid to dominate the market

LeafLink is rapidly-expanding in a bid to dominate the lucrative California market for legal weed. California is about to allow sales of recreational marijuana.
Nate Johnson, managing owner of the Queen Anne Cannabis Club, shows off the marijuana strain called "Beast Mode OG", named after NFL player Marshawn "Beast Mode" Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks, in Seattle, Washington January 28, 2014.

The ‘Salesforce of Pot’ just announced the latest takeover in the legal cannabis industry

Baker, a top cannabis tech platform, just acquired its largest competitor. And the competition is hot on its heels.

10 innovative US colleges that are finding a way to do everything better

Tempe, Arizona is home to the most innovative college in America, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report.