Machine-learning techniques used by thousands of scientists to analyse data are producing results that are misleading and often completely wrong.
Dr Genevera Allen from Rice University in Houston said that the increased use of such systems was contributing to a “crisis in science”

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A filing in a Massachusetts lawsuit contains dozens of internal Purdue Pharma documents suggesting the family was far more involved than the company has long contended

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A tragic snapshot of the opioid crisis. The pricing and availability of drugs — legal and illegal — illuminate how markets chase profits and reward innovation

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Here’s how to fix America’s painkiller problem — without leaving pain patients behind

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The Spanish flu outbreak of 1918 offers important lessons in balancing truth and panic during public health crises

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With 10 million new cases each year, outcome of UN summit in New York could prove crucial

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In any outbreak or public health crisis, health organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention need to deliver accurate and timely information to the public about risks and treatments. For most people, this information comes mainly from the news media

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Watch now – our Travis Rieder joins host Greta Van Susteren to discuss challenges related to opioid use and withdrawal.

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