Researchers at an Oxford hospital have developed artificial intelligence (AI) that can diagnose scans for heart disease and lung cancer. The systems will save billions of pounds by enabling the diseases to be picked up much earlier. The heart disease technology will start to be available to NHS hospitals for free this summer.
UK universities have taken four of the six top slots in a global university “league table” for 2011-12. Cambridge - top last year - was second in the QS World University Rankings, which are based on a number of areas.