The Washington Post – A Chinese government investigation has shed no light on why a US diplomat fell ill at the consulate in Guangzhou after hearing mysterious sounds, an official said Thursday.
ABC News – US horse racing remains years, if not decades, behind other pro sports when it comes to concussion evaluation, diagnosis and return to racing protocol for jockeys.
STAT – “The internet is virtually awash in illegal narcotics and we’re going to be taking new steps to work with legitimate internet firms to voluntarily crack down on these sales.”
STAT – MyHeritage said there was “no reason to believe” that data other than email addresses and hashed passwords had been accessed without authorization.
Gizmodo – Google will not seek another contract for its controversial work providing artificial intelligence to the US Department of Defense for analyzing drone footage after its current contract expires.
Transport Topics – New York City and Los Angeles, worried that a Senate self-driving car bill would make them hand over control of their streets to the federal government, have found a powerful ally.
MIT Technology Review – A trial planning to use the gene-editing tool CRISPR on sickle-cell patients has been put on hold because of unspecified questions from US regulators.
National Institutes of Health – Experts put forward recommendations that provide a roadmap for an integrated, multidisciplinary research agenda necessary to inform priorities for Alzheimer’s disease.
US Food and Drug Administration – The FDA permitted marketing of Imagen OsteoDetect, a type of computer-aided detection and diagnosis software designed to detect wrist fractures in adult patients.
Azcentral – Uber is shutting down its self-driving car tests in Arizona, where one of the cars was involved in a fatal crash with a pedestrian in March, the company said Wednesday.