How CRISPR gene editing will treat diseases in future

How CRISPR gene editing will treat diseases in future: Nobel-winning Intellia co-founder Jennifer Doudna Gene-editing technology CRISPR reached a major milestone, completing its first systemic delivery as a medicine to a human body. CRISPR, or clustered regularly...

AI tool analyzes CT scans to spot prostate cancer in seconds

AI tool analyzes CT scans to spot prostate cancer in seconds Continuous advances in artificial intelligence promise to shake up medical care in all kinds of exciting ways, with the ability to rapidly scan medical images and spot signs of disease far more efficiently...

A Hippocratic Oath for your AI doctor

​A Hippocratic Oath for your AI doctor A broad new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) lays out ethical principles for the use of artificial intelligence in medicine. Health is one of the most promising areas of expansion for AI, and the pandemic only...

The evolution of fetal screening

The evolution of fetal screening ​Once upon a time, everything about your baby was a surprise until the moment of birth. Is it a boy or a girl? Does he (or she!) have all 10 fingers and 10 toes? And, most important: is the baby healthy? Genetic disorders—Down...