Military.com - While the military pursues the use of artificial intelligence to design better weapons systems, some combat-wounded veterans are using the technology to control prosthetics that can learn over time.
The Hill - The “Let’s Talk Self Driving” campaign will aim to increase understanding about autonomous vehicles and highlight how driverless cars can improve safety, enhance mobility, reduce traffic and deliver other benefits.
Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society – The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday awarded $32 million in research grants to fund 15 clinical studies and six natural history studies for rare diseases.
Maine Public – More than a decade into the nation’s opioid crisis, Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and other members of the Senate Health Committee are pressing for solutions to the escalating number of overdose deaths.
Nature – When the Navajo Nation opens its first oncology centre next year in Tuba City, Arizona, clinicians there may be able to offer a service that has been banned on tribal lands for 15 years: analyzing the DNA of Navajo tribe members to guide treatments and study the genetic roots of disease.
The Associated Press – Across the athletic complex, a practice football field sat empty. In years past, the junior-varsity team would have been relegated to that grass field. But on this day they had the stadium to themselves.
FutureStructure – The idea of highways being filled with self-driving cars may be alluring, but it has highway safety experts raising numerous questions about common issues like drunk driving, seat belt use and how other motorists might react to a car without a driver behind the wheel.
US Food and Drug Administration – The FDA approved the cobas Zika test, a qualitative nucleic acid test for the detection of Zika virus RNA in individual plasma specimens obtained from volunteer donors of whole blood and blood components, and from living organ donors.