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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Humans aren’t the only people in society – at least according to the law. In the U.S., corporations have been given rights of free speech and religion. Some natural features also have person-like rights. But both of those required changes to the legal system

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and here’s why that’s dangerous. AI has huge potential to transform our lives, but the term itself is being abused in very worrying ways, says Zachary Lipton, an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University

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An interview with Hugh Whittall, Director of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, conducted by Kate Anderton, BSc

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Will thinking bots like the ones on HBO’s hit series ever be a thing?

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Artificial intelligence can turn the most dangerous industrial robots into helpful coworkers, and that could transform manufacturing. A new breed of collaborative industrial robot could transform manufacturing by blurring the line between human and machine capabilities

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