In new research published today in NPJ Digital Medicine, scientists at Cornell University trained an off-the-shelf Google deep learning algorithm to identify IVF embryos as either good, fair, or poor based on the likelihood each one would successfully implant

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Moral Technology

March 21, 2019

Self-driving cars don’t drink and medical AIs are never overtired. Given our obvious flaws, what can humans still do best?

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Thomas R. Insel lauds a call for artificial intelligence to give doctors back the freedom to focus on their patients

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Artificial intelligence systems are powerful tools for businesses and governments to process data and respond to changing situations, whether on the stock market or on a battlefield. But there are still some things AI isn’t ready for

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Discovering and designing a new drug is one of the most challenging tasks in the biological sciences. It takes over 10 years and about US$2.6 billion to bring an average drug to market

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Diagnosing an illness requires taking in a lot of information and connecting the dots. Artificial intelligence may be well-suited to such a task and in recent tests one system could diagnose children’s illnesses better than some doctors

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Dhruv Khullar writes that in a health system riddled with inequity, we risk making dangerous biases automated and invisible.

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Looking to the future has always defined humanity. Will AI become the best crystal ball of all?

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