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How will robots affect your career options?

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As artificial intelligence gets better and better, traditional careers such as law and medicine will undergo radical changes, according to computer scientists. Continue reading

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How does a computer diagnose cancer?

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Artificial intelligence could soon become a new weapon in the battle against cancer, although doctors have ethical questions about its use. Continue reading

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How a small electrical jolt boosts the brain

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A new process could “jump-start” brain functions, making them more effective. Continue reading

U.S. soldiers train foreign and local health workers in the management of Ebola at a treatment unit at Liberia's police academy in the capital Monrovia

Scientists develop Ebola-fighting robots

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As the Ebola outbreak in Africa hits its one-year anniversary mark, researchers are exploring ways robots could help health care workers care for people who get sick. Continue reading

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Modifying cell genes could help beat blood cancer

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An experimental treatment turns a leukemia patient’s immune system into a cancer-fighting weapon. Continue reading

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