The Wild as a Laboratory

Why do we conserve large stretches of nature? The answer may lie in the ability of untouched ecosystems to serve as model specimens.

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Measuring Police Respect

Linguistic models of police-civilian interactions during traffic stops reveal racial biases in the politeness of law enforcement.

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Letter from the Editors 2018

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Interview: Dr. Attul Butte

UC San Francisco Professor Atul Butte speaks about his mindset in science and research into personalized medicine.

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Hacking Our Planet

Though geoengineering proposes a quick fix to climate issues, its potentially wide-reaching consequences make it difficult to test.

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Detecting Star Collisions

LIGO’s capability to detect gravitational waves allows scientists to observe celestial mergers, like binary black hole coalescence.

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Artificial Intelligence's Path

For all AI has grown drastically in recent years, fears that it will lead to destructive superintelligences may be unfounded.

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Algorithmic Healthcare

Artificial intelligence can improve doctors’ diagnostic and predictive ability, but its use in medicine faces considerable challenges.

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Using Feature Extraction for Automated Scoring of HER2 Immunohistochemistry Images

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From Scotch Tape to Cancer Treatments

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The Electric and Energy-Saving Potentials of Organic Solar Cells

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Gain-of-Function Research on a SARS Relative: Is It Ethical?

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