Prenatal Screening for Autism is an Ethical Dilemma
Autism is highly heritable—but is it a disease? Should it be cured? Could screening for it lead to eugenics? We explore the complicated landscape.
Alex Zhavoronkov: Live Long and Prosper
The maniacally focused founder of Insilico Medicine is going all in on AI to discover new medicines and extend lifespan.
The 7-Hour Critical-Care Genome
Going from blood sample to diagnosis in the same work shift, rapid genomic sequencing proves its worth in clinical settings.
Designer-Drug Detection Levels Up with AI
A growing wave of novel substances for performance enhancement or just getting high hits the streets weekly.
Employee Work Tracking is on the Rise
New research reveals how people feel about being judged by algorithms—and why employees should have first dibs on their data.
Artificial Intelligence Is Learning to Manipulate You
While AI may not end the world the way sci-fi writers imagine, it may very well pull your strings in the near future.
AI Breathes New Life into Old Drugs
Deep learning uncovers the potential of existing medications to target different diseases.