If Kardie Lee’s daughter had to be fully vaccinated to enroll in school, the choice was simple, she felt: Her daughter would not attend school

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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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Want to Live Longer?

August 31, 2018

Consider the ethics. Life extension – using science to slow or halt human aging so that people live far longer than they do naturally – may one day be possible

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He wants to give it away for free. A Harvard scientist thinks he’s reached a new milestone: a genetic test that help identify people who are at high risk of heart attacks. Can he convince doctors to use it?

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People with multiple sclerosis sometimes become desperate and will travel to other countries for experimental stem cell treatments. That’s not always a good idea

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Bringing genetics into medicine leads to more accuracy, better diagnosis and personalised treatment – but not for all. Carrie Arnold meets families for whom gene testing has led only to unanswered questions

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Moral philosophy meets politics as our Travis Rieder explores whether we can be morally obligated to vote for someone we dislike in order to avoid greater harms

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An analysis recently published in The British Medical Journal (BMJ) is not a condemnation of cancer screening itself. It’s more a condemnation of how we present cancer screening

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