The New York Times – A new lawsuit invokes the plight of a baby born dependent on opioid drugs, as several drug manufacturers are accused of unleashing an epidemic through deceptive marketing about the risks of addiction to painkillers.
European Commission – The EU-funded B-SMART project, established to treat a range of neurodegenerative conditions, has taken a significant step towards this aim by selecting a platform to manufacture its nanomedicines.
Recode – Laura Ponto is the new chairman of the board of the Commercial Drone Alliance, a leading industry association that advocates for U.S. drone policy. Ponto is currently the head of public policy at Alphabet's Project Wing.
The Conversation – Brain-computer interfaces use brain signals to control objects in the outside world. They’re a potentially world-changing innovation. But the revolutionary technology also raises concerns.
Bloomberg –After years toiling away in secret on its car project, Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook has for the first time laid out exactly what the company is up to in the automotive market: It’s concentrating on self-driving technology.
Pacific Standard – A team of geneticists says that, theoretically, somebody with access to both U.S. law enforcement's DNA database and a genetic research database could run an analysis to find if there's anybody who pops up in both.