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Clinical guidelines can change when new research provides contradictory findings. Thomas Barwick/DigitalVision via Getty Images

Medical guidelines that embrace the humility of uncertainty could help doctors choose treatments with more research evidence behind them

How doctors care for their patients is highly influenced by clinical guidelines. Recommendations based on anecdotal experience or poor data can harm patients.
Same app, same app store, different risks if you download it in, say, Tunisia rather than in Germany. NurPhoto via Getty Images

The same app can pose a bigger security and privacy threat depending on the country where you download it, study finds

Mobile apps are sometimes ‘regionalized’ to better serve the needs of users, functioning differently in, for example, China than in Canada. But some of those differences pose security and privacy risks.
Un grupo de personas asiste a una exposición de equipos rusos destruidos por las fuerzas armadas de Ucrania, en Lviv, Ucrania, el 11 de agosto de 2022. Olena Znak / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

El pueblo ucraniano resiste a la fuerza secular del imperialismo ruso, pero ¿hasta cuándo?

Hay pocas ganas en ambos lados de llegar a una solución negociada. Pero en esta guerra de desgaste, el tiempo y el peso de la geografía y la población están del lado del agresor. Rusia puede sobrevivir a sus oponentes y a Occidente. Y la amenaza nuclear lo eclipsa todo.
People attend an exhibition of Russian equipment destroyed by the armed forces of Ukraine, in Lviv, Ukraine, Aug. 11, 2022. Olena Znak/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Ukrainian people are resisting the centuries-old force of Russian imperialism – Ukraine war at 6 months

Democratic nation-states were supposed to be the legitimate successors of empires. It hasn’t quite worked out that way in the past century, and Russia’s war on Ukraine is a reflection of that.
If you want to build a true artificial mind, start with a model of human cognition. DrAfter123/DigitalVision Vectors via Getty Images

Cross-pollination among neuroscience, psychology and AI research yields a foundational understanding of thinking

To build a true artificial mind, first map out how thinking works. Enter the Common Model of Cognition.

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