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May 25th

Robotics / AI – SciPol Daily, 25 May 2017

In today's Robotics / Artificial Intelligence SciPol Daily, Michigan's work to advance V2V technology; growing concerns that consumers have with fully-autonomous cars; and Laguna Beach's new restrictions on drone flight.

May 25th

Genetics / Genomics – SciPol Daily, 25 May 2017

In today's Genetics / Genomics SciPol Daily, an FDA panel recommending approval of a breast cancer drug; open-source software from Broad for genomic analysis; the science of getting a sunburn; and how rare genetic mutations can lead to heart disease drugs.

May 25th

Neuroscience – SciPol Daily, 25 May 2017

In today's Neuroscience SciPol Daily, more reaction to concussions in the NFL; how fewer Zika cases will make clinical trials more difficult; how learning to read and write changes the brain; and using the cold virus and stem cells to attack brain cancer.

May 25th

Are Our Terrible Genetic Privacy Laws Hurting Science?

Gizmodo – Robert Green, a medical geneticist at Harvard Medical School, is interested in is what makes people inclined to say yes to a genetic test. And he’s observed one particularly big reason why people seem to be saying no: fears of genetic discrimination.