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AI Scans Twitter for Signs of Opioid Abuse

Geotagged tweets using slang like “dummies,” “Captain Cody” or other drug handles could help pinpoint clusters of opioid problems more quickly than traditional methods do

October 30, 2017 — Louis Dzierzak

Monsters: Not Just for Halloween

Stephen Asma, professor of philosophy at Columbia College Chicago and author of On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears, talks about our enduring fascination with monsters.

October 25, 2017 — Stephen Asma and Steve Mirsky

How to Make a Consciousness Meter

Zapping the brain with magnetic pulses while measuring its electrical activity is proving to be a reliable way to detect consciousness

October 17, 2017 — Christof Koch

Australian Bird Dips Its Dinner

A chance observation led researchers to add the Australian Magpie to the short list of birds that dunk their food in water before eating.  

September 29, 2017 — Jason G. Goldman
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