Science Summaries and Reviews

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China’s AI Imperative
The country’s massive investments in artificial intelligence are disrupting the industry – and strengthening control of the populace.

Christina Larson

Science, 2018

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Medical Centers Spearhead China’s Pharma Push
Nation hopes reforms will yield more and better drugs

Dennis Normile

Science, 2017

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Small Media, Big Impact
Randomizing news stories reveals broad public impact

Matthew Gentzkow

Science, 2017

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The Perfect Wave
A scientist and a surfer team up to convert a landlocked lake into The Endless Summer dream

Jon Cohen

Science, 2017

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Finding a New Purpose for Old Drugs
Drugs used for the treatment of asthma might prevent Parkinson’s disease

Evan Y. Snyder

Science, 2017

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Germany Seeks ‘Big Flip’ in Publishing Model
Consortium hopes to make all German-authored papers open access by paying annual fee

Gretchen Vogel and Kai Kupferschmidt

Science, 2017

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Zapping Cocaine Addiction
Powerful magnetic pulses that modify brain activity may loosen the drug’s grip.

Meredith Wadman

Science, 2017

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Basic Instincts
Some say artificial intelligence needs to learn like a child.

Matthew Hutson

Science, 2018

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Tracing Single-Cell Histories
Origins of mutations in single cells during human brain development and aging are revealed

Je H. Lee

Science, 2018

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