CNBC compared the secret laboratory Amazon with the same division of the Alphabet.
The American company Amazon has created a secret unit for cancer research. The new structure is called the Grand Challenge.
According to the channel, the unit will be headed by Babak Parviz – Google Glass. On various projects as well as working ex-employees of Google and authors of startups in the field of medicine.
It is worth noting that CNBC compared the secret laboratory Amazon with the same division of Google called Google X that works on experimental projects.
A key direction of the Grand Challenge, according to sources, is medicine and, in particular, cancer research. Together with the research centre in Seattle, the laboratory staff are trying to use machine learning to prevent and treatment of cancer.
It is noted that the division that Amazon is working on several other projects, including finding new ways to deliver goods.