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Artificial intelligence is no longer a thing of the past. It’s creeping into our lives through technology like Alexa, smartphones, and systems management. In 2016, Jason Furman, President Obama’s Chief Economist, said that 83 percent of low-income jobs in the United States could soon be auto…

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As I spoke with five programs for my piece on citizen science over the last few weeks, I found the overwhelming problem they all faced was education. Beyond the intimacy and benefits of employing regular people, it became a conversation of balancing important scientific work with effective c…

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The second annual Women’s March this weekend was an important reminder that there is still a great disparity between men and women in many things, especially science. For much of history, women were largely excluded from scientific research. Things may have improved since the scientific meth…

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Las Vegas, Nevada. Sutherland Springs, Texas. These cities need no context for anyone in the United States to know their significance. In response to the horror of these two mass shootings and the hundreds of others that don’t shatter news headlines, people nationwide are calling for tighter…

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Chantel Prat, associate professor in the UW department of psychology, and a team of researchers at the UW recently published a research paper in the June-July 2016 edition of Brain and Language reporting their usage of quantitative electroencephalography (qEEG), a technology that predicts th…