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Week of January 18, 2021

This week: Pinhead-size copies of human organs help save lives and treat illnesses. Plus, why is Oracle Database like a smartphone? Houston’s Lone Star College brings hurricane preparations to weathering a pandemic. Also: Simplify legacy Java for easy maintenance.
“You’re saving on animal studies, you’re saving on resources, you’re saving on costs. You’re accelerating the development of these drugs.”
Dr. Anthony Atala, Director, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
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3D-printed “organoids”—pinhead-size copies of human organs—help research possible treatments for COVID-19, cancer, heart disease, and other conditions, aided by advances in data analysis and the cloud.
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Much like a smartphone, Oracle Database provides many valuable tools in one elegant package, says Oracle’s Andrew Mendelsohn. The latest database version adds new blockchain tables, native JSON data types, better graph models, and more.
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Stormy weather
A history of hurricane preparedness helped Houston’s huge Lone Star College system prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic. The 93,000-student junior college system had experience moving operations online, with help from the cloud.
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Scam stoppers
Here’s the behind-the-scenes story on how Oracle security researchers spotted the “StreamScam” fraudsters, who use bots to rip off ad buyers on streaming video played over connected TVs.
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Simplify legacy Java
By making code easier to understand, you make it easier and safer to maintain. Regain business agility by simplifying older code.
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