Daily Archives: October 25, 2016

Will A Study Save Victims Of Violence Or Gamble With Their Lives?

Will A Study Save Victims Of Violence Or Gamble With Their Lives?

By Aaron Moselle, WHYY Dr. Zoe Maher has never been busier. In addition to being a trauma surgeon and a new mom, she’s spent the last year and a…

How can doctors use technology to help them diagnose?

How can doctors use technology to help them diagnose?

David Tuffley, Griffith University In Japan’s first reported case of artificial intelligence saving someone’s life, an AI has succeeded where a team of skilled human doctors did not…

Why requiring low-nicotine cigarettes is still ill-advised

Why requiring low-nicotine cigarettes is still ill-advised

Lynn T. Kozlowski, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Global policymakers will soon consider a policy of requiring that only reduced-nicotine cigarettes can be manufactured or…

Is social media turning people into narcissists?

Is social media turning people into narcissists?

W. Keith Campbell, University of Georgia Social media has revolutionised how we communicate. In this series, we look at how it has changed the media, politics, health, education and the…

Alcoholism research: A virus could manipulate neurons to reduce the desire to drink

Alcoholism research: A virus could manipulate neurons to reduce the desire to drink

Yifeng Cheng, Texas A&M University and Jun Wang, Texas A&M University About 17 million adults and more than 850,000 adolescents had some problems with alcohol…