Category: Science

November 14, 2019

Pinterest Has a New Plan to Address Self-Harm

The company has gotten better at removing distressing content. Now it wants to help users feel better.


by Arielle Pardes in Business
October 24, 2019

How an Algorithm Favored Whites Over Blacks for Health Care

A study shows the risks of making decisions using data that reflects inequities in American society.


by Tom Simonite in Business
October 17, 2019

Juul, Under Heavy Fire, Pulls Fruit-Flavored Pods From US

Vaping opponents criticize plan to continue selling the popular mint and menthol flavors. 


by Sara Harrison in Business
September 17, 2019

Why We Need Brain Scan Data Guidelines

Opinion: Aided by AI, brain scans know your past and future as well as your DNA. Determining their ethical implications is vital to scientific integrity.