Her son still died. Vox is investigating addiction treatment in America. Here’s their first story. With comments from our Brendan Saloner

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The cannabis compound known as CBD is being touted as a treatment for a variety of conditions. But the substance’s uncertain legal status is stalling serious investigation

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Until appropriate safeguards are in place, we need a moratorium on biometric technology that identifies individuals, says Kate Crawford

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Evidence-based medicine has made progress since doctors’ infamous bloodletting of George Washington, but less than you might think

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France and Canada are establishing an international committee to advise on the ethics of artificial intelligence. The group should be supported and shielded from undue influence.

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California thinks so. A new law warns biohackers not to edit their genes at home

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The technology that produced a global scandal in China last year has entered into clinical trials to treat sickle cell anemia and an eye disease

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The research could eventually lead to new sources of organs for transplant, but ethical and technical hurdles need to be overcome

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