Thinking ‘Oat’ of the Box

September 9, 2019

Robert C. Miller, Jr. and our Marielle S. Gross, MD, MBE write about technology to resolve the ‘goldilocks data dilemma’

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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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If someone is going to revolutionize what it means to be human, do we want it to be a tech titan?

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If all goes as planned, the first clinical trial in the United States testing CRISPR against cancer by altering the DNA of tumor cells inside patients could begin recruiting participants next year, the scientist leading the effort told STAT

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Neil Levy writes, “Neuroethics is exciting. It is fascinating to consider the deep issues it raises and the future possibilities it explores. I worry, however, that the focus on the exciting possibilities of present and future neuroscience obscures more pressing ethical issues.”

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Moral Technology

March 21, 2019

Self-driving cars don’t drink and medical AIs are never overtired. Given our obvious flaws, what can humans still do best?

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A Radical Prescription

January 16, 2019

Could digital technology make doctors of us all? Advances in artificial intelligence, diagnostics and electronic data gathering could prompt a revolution in how we access healthcare

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In Vanuatu, 20 percent of children miss their shots because villages are so hard to reach. It has hired an Australian company to fly them in

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