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A machine-versus-doctors fixation masks important questions about artificial intelligence

Next time you go to the doctor, remember to bring your genome card.  What, you don’t have one? Of course you don’t. Wallet-sized cards containing a person’s genetic code don’t exist.  Yet they were envisioned in a 1996 Los Angeles Times article, which predicted that by 2020 the makeup of a person’s genome would drive… Read More »

Medical News Today: Online information about probiotics often misleading

As probiotics grow in popularity, a recent study investigates the reliability of online information. They find that the majority of “top” websites provide information that lacks scientific evidence. As scientists have become increasingly interested in the role of gut bacteria, so have the public. In parallel with the microbiome’s rise to fame, probiotics have grown… Read More »

Sexual Fetishes: What Is Dacryphilia? Know More About The Kink That Turns Some People On By Crying!

Crying (Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons) The world of fetishes is not just weird but sometimes goes beyond our understanding. While there a whole strategically curated practice of having sex that is based on deriving pleasure out your partner’s pain, which is called BDSM, some fetishes still amaze us. Same is with Dacryphilia, the sexual fetish… Read More »