Artificial intelligence is one of those tech terms that seems to inevitably conjure up images (and jokes) of computer overlords running sci-fi dystopias — or, more recently, robots taking over human jobs

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Dhruv Khullar, “Despite tremendous advances in health care, most medicine still occurs in a gray zone: There aren’t right or wrong answers, but rather a continuum of risks and benefits”

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High School student Rachel Stosur spent the summer with the Berman Institute as an intern and had the opportunity to shadow some of our clinical faculty. She writes about these experiences

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Blood During Ramadan

July 5, 2016

Our Peter Young looks at the ethical challenges around the use of blood products when religious and medical practices intersect

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That way, it’ll be moral

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Humans should remain in control of robotic killing machines, the Red Cross and arms control groups have said

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Last week, Microsoft inadvertently revealed the difficulty of creating moral robots. Chatbot Tay, designed to speak like a teenage girl, sounded like a Nazi-loving racist after less than 24 hours on Twitter. Of course, Tay wasn’t designed to be explicitly moral. But plenty of other machines are involved in work that has clear ethical implications

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before people control time and manner of their death’. Leading ethicist Prof Julian Savulescu says UK’s ‘shameful’ approach to assisted suicide will change to catch up with likes of Canada, Belgium and Netherlands

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