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  1. May 22, 2019The top 25 medical lab tests around the world

    A recent study can help governments understand which diagnostic laboratory tests are most important when developing universal health coverage systems.

    Researchers from five countries found that diagnostic laboratory tests are used similarly around the world, even though the institutions they studied differed in terms of poverty levels, health systems and prevalence of disease.

  2. May 21, 2019 Making AI more human is key to widespread acceptance

    The key to people trusting and co-operating with artificially intelligent (AI) agents lies in their ability to display humanlike emotions, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Waterloo. 

  3. May 16, 2019Political disinformation campaigns not as threatening as you think

    When foreign powers try to interfere with the politics of another country by spreading strategic disinformation, research suggests there is no real effect on policies or the balance of power in the targeted country.

    In a recent study, a researcher at the University of Waterloo investigated whether foreign powers such as Russia and China can influence an election and political outcomes by spreading disinformation.  

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