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As Deep Learning Comes For Medicine How Do We Work Around Its Brittleness? – Forbes

Getty Images. Getty Deep learning is revolutionizing medicine. Algorithms are increasingly doing everything from triaging medical imagery to predicting treatment outcomes. Yet as hospitals undergo the same AI revolution affecting other fields, the dangers of AI bias and errors and the life-or-death consequences of medicine lends unique risk to these experiments, suggesting caution. One of… Read More »

What is fetal tissue research? And why is it important to medicine? – NBCNews.com

Doctors and scientists are denouncing the Trump administration’s decision to cut funding for research that uses fetal tissue, saying that the material is essential for life-saving medical research. The administration announced Wednesday that it would drastically cut federal spending on medical research that uses “fetal tissue from elective abortions.” The move will affect multimillion-dollar research… Read More »