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06/18/2017 - 12:03am

By Alex Stein In a recent decision, Volk v. DeMeerleer, 386 P.3d 254 (Wash. 2016), the Washington Supreme Court relaxed the “control” prerequisite for psychiatrists’ duty to protect third parties against violent patients. The Court made this decision in a case involving a psychiatric … Continue reading →

06/17/2017 - 4:00am

The family of Israel Stinson continues its lawsuit asking a federal court to declare that the California Uniform Determination of Death Act is unconstitutional.

06/17/2017 - 4:00am

The family of Israel Stinson continues its lawsuit asking a federal court to declare that the California Uniform Determination of Death Act is unconstitutional.

In late May, the State of California filed a motion to dismiss the family's third ame...

06/21/2017 - 11:04pm
The Air Berlin Magazine which has a print run of 165000 copies per issue presents three visionaries per issue. This months visionaries section is dedicated to the topic of computer-machine-interaction, and IEET Fellow Prof. Dr. Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was portrayed as a visionary in this month’s edition of the journal which is freely available on board of all Air Berlin planes as well as via the following link. The text is written both in German as well as in English: http://magazin.airberlin.com/guter-riecher/58597818/115
06/21/2017 - 11:04pm

The iCub Robot - Image courtesy of Jiuguang Wang

06/16/2017 - 9:35am

Each year, 1 in every 20 Americans racks up just as much in medical bills as another 19 combined. This critical five percent of the U.S. population is key to solving the nation's health care spending crisis

06/16/2017 - 9:30am

Pediatricians and public health researchers know they have to be on the lookout for lead exposure from paint chips and contaminated drinking water. A new report suggests food — particularly baby food — could be a problem, too

06/16/2017 - 9:26am

That’s raising questions. Scientists have taken another step toward creating more realistic human cerebral organoids, or “mini brains in a dish.” But that progress has raised fresh ethical questions, such as whether these organoids will ever become sophisticated enough to attain consciousness

06/16/2017 - 9:18am

Our Claire Davis and Jessica Fanzo discuss how to ensure nutrition for everyone under climate change

06/16/2017 - 3:00am
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