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September 27, 2017

1 In 5 Teens Reports A Concussion Diagnosis

NPR – About 20 percent of teens said they have been diagnosed with at least one concussion. And nearly 6 percent said they've been diagnosed with more than one, according to a research letter published Tuesday.

Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act (S 1528, 115th Congress)

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  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics

Original Development Brief – Requires additional labeling of genetically engineered salmon in the marketplace and calls for independent review of FDA environmental assessments leading to the approval of fish genetically engineered for human consumption.

Updated last September 21, 2017
for the 07/11/2017 version of S 1528.
September 18, 2017

AI Research Is in Desperate Need of an Ethical Watchdog

WIRED – A recent controversy illuminates a problem in AI bigger than any single algorithm. More social scientists are using AI intending to solve society’s ills, but they don’t have clear ethical guidelines to prevent them from accidentally harming people