Reuters – The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board will vote at a Sept. 12 hearing on the probable cause of a May 2016 crash that killed a man using the semi-autonomous driving system on his Tesla Model S sedan, the agency said on Monday.
GenomeWeb – President Donald Trump on Friday signed into law the Rapid DNA act, legislation that broadens the ability of law enforcement to use rapid DNA sequencing technology and upload resulting data into a federal database.
Original Development Brief – Requires the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services to reassess the appropriate drug schedule of cannabidiol and reduces barriers for cannabidiol medical research.
NPR – People generally think that editing human genes might be OK, but most think that there's a clear line that shouldn't be crossed when it comes to changing traits that would be passed down to new generations.
Original Development Brief – Revises the Federation of State Medical Boards’s Model Policy for the prescription of opioid pain relievers, in accordance with recent scientific evidence and expert opinion, to guide medical professionals in the effective and responsible prescription of opioid analgesics.
Business Insider – An investigative unit overseen by the Better Business Bureau has recommended that secretary of education Betsy DeVos' brain training company, Neurocore LLC, remove claims from its website that suggest it can help treat illnesses without medication.
Jalopnik – Lawmakers in the U.S. Congress are working on legislation to regulate the testing and deployment of autonomous cars and trucks across the country. Recent legislation leaves out large commercial trucks, and that’s probably a foolish thing to do.