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Stories by Mariette DiChristina

Unhealthful Data Gaps: Female Reproductive Health

Have you heard about the “gender data gap”? I recently learned the phrase in an excerpt published in March in the Guardian from the book Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men , by Caroline Criado Perez (Abrams, 2019)...

April 16, 2019 — Mariette DiChristina

Researchers Write about Brain-Machine Interfaces, How Eels Shock, and What Shark Bites Have to Do with Rebuilding Broken Bodies 

“I get goose bumps every time I see it.” “I saw something so strange that I had to drop everything else to investigate.” “A tale of shark bites at a Scottish pub has led us to some new ideas about rebuilding broken bodies.” Those sentences appear in three of the feature articles in this issue written by the researchers who are doing the work...

March 19, 2019 — Mariette DiChristina

AI, Robotics and Your Health

At the second Science on the Hill event, AI, Robotics and Your Health, experts from academia and the private sector talked with Scientific American Editor in Chief Mariette DiChristina about the future of AI and robotics in medicine...

June 18, 2018 — Mariette DiChristina and Steve Mirsky
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine