Traditionally, the term life sciences has referred to several branches of science, such as biology, medicine, anthropology, or ecology, that describe living organisms and their organization... Read more
If robots are going to become a vital part of everyday life, it's important that they know the difference between right and wrong when it comes to decision making. As IEEE Spectrum's Kristen Clark reports, that's why a team of researchers is attempting to model moral reasoning in a robot.
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By Laurie McGinley
The National Cancer Institute's Cancer Close Up 2016 project has collected over 80 striking images of cancer-related cells, tissues and molecules from researchers at two dozen of the nation's leading cancer centers. These images represent important frontiers in cancer research, using cutting-edge molecular microscopy techniques.
Life sciences is a wide and dynamic field that is being energized by other disciplines. The boom that has been already observed in the bio-medical domain is extending to other areas of life sciences, accompanied by many career opportunities and more exciting challenges for educational institutions.
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