Ralph Nader urges regulators to recall Tesla’s ‘manslaughtering’ Full Self-Driving vehicles

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader is calling for the government to crack down on Tesla’s Full Self-Driving beta program.

Ralph Nader, a former presidential candidate and nationally recognized consumer protection advocate, called on federal regulators to recall Tesla’s “Full Self-Driving” (FSD) driver-assist feature, calling its deployment “one of the most dangerous and irresponsible actions by a car

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Fred Hutch spinout lands $10M for precision test to guide cancer treatment, develop drugs

SEngine CEO and chief scientific officer Carla Grandori. (SEngine Photo)

Seattle startup SEngine Precision Medicine has raised $10 million to propel drug discovery and development and advance its test that tailors drugs to cancer patients.

SEngine cultures patient cancer cells from a biopsy or other material and measures the response to an array of potential

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Vergecast: Amazon buys Roomba, non-watch wearables, and the best cheap(er) phones

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Every Wednesday and Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where our editors make sense of the week’s most important technology news. On Wednesdays, editor-at-large David Pierce leads a selection of The Verge’s expert staffers in an exploration of how gadgets and software affect our lives

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The Download: psychedelics for women, and Roe v. Wade online

This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology.

Psychedelics are having a moment and women could be the ones to benefit

Psychedelics are having a moment. After decades of prohibition and vilification, they are increasingly being employed as therapeutics. Drugs

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Sloppy Use of Machine Learning is Causing a ‘Reproducibility Crisis’ in Science

AI hype has researchers in fields from medicine to political science rushing to use techniques that they don’t always understand—causing a wave of spurious results.

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These Canon cameras are secretly Robots in Disguise

Image: Takara Tomy

Don’t you just hate it when you pick up your trusty Canon EOS R5, only to discover it’s actually a sneaky Transformer? Well bad news, because this nightmarish future spotted by TFormers is actually becoming a reality next year thanks to a collaboration between Takara Tomy (the Japanese company behind the Transformers toys)

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Robot arms to replace shelf stockers at FamilyMart in Japan

The AI-driven arms are designed to replenish drinks in refrigerators and are now in mass production.

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Waymo designed new features to improve AV access for passengers with disabilities

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Waymo is introducing a raft of new features designed to make its fleet of autonomous taxis more accessible to passengers with visual impairments and other disabilities.
The new features are sure to draw attention when they start hitting the streets. They include displaying the rider’s initials on the rooftop

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