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AUKUS trial advances AI for military operations

The UK armed forces and Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) recently collaborated with the militaries of Australia and the US as part of the AUKUS partnership in a landmark trial focused on AI and autonomous systems.  The trial, called Trusted Operation of Robotic Vehicles in Contested Environments (TORVICE), was held in Australia under the…

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Here are some of the biggest medical advances in 2023

Weight-loss drugs stole much of the spotlight in 2023, but these medical advances treating other conditions are also worthy of attention (SN: 12/13/23). Green light for CRISPR gene editing On December 8, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the world’s first CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing therapy (SN: 12/8/23). The treatment, called Casgevy, targets sickle cell disease…

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