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  • Deep-learning algorithms are peering into MRIs and x-rays with unmatched vision, but who is to blame when they make a mistake?

    • Sara Reardon
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  • Digitized patient charts were supposed to revolutionize medical practice. Artificial intelligence could help unlock their potential.

    • Cassandra Willyard
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  • After false starts, drugs that manipulate the code of life are finally changing lives.

    • Jim Daley
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  • DNA-based medicine needs more diversity to avoid harmful bias. One big research project is fixing that.

    • Stephanie Devaney
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  • We now have the ability to screen for thousands of genetic diseases in newborns. That may not always be the healthy thing to do.

    • Tanya Lewis
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  • DNA or RNA molecules, arranged into spherical shapes, can attack brain cancers and other illnesses that evade conventional drug design.

    • Chad A. Mirkin
    • Christine Laramy
    • Kacper Skakuj
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  • Untangling the origins of organisms will require experiments at the tiniest scales and observations at the vastest.

    • Jack Szostak
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  • The reach of the scientific method is constrained by the limitations of our tools and the intrinsic impenetrability of some of nature’s deepest questions.

    • Marcelo Gleiser
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  • An elusive substance that permeates the universe exerts many detectable gravitational influences yet eludes direct detection.

    • Lisa Randall
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  • Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.

    • Christof Koch
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  • Physicists believe that at the tiniest scales, space emerges from quanta. What might these building blocks look like?

    • George Musser
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  • Evidence that genes shape the microbiome may point to new treatments for common diseases

    • Ruth E. Ley
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  • Synthetic biology may lead to the creation of smart microbes that can detect and treat disease

    • Justin L. Sonnenburg
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  • The microbiome may yield a new class of psychobiotics for the treatment of anxiety, depression and other mood disorders

    • Charles Schmidt
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