Search Tag: ethical issues

Are We Ready for AI-Ethical Decision Making?

2022 07 Jun

As technology continues to evolve, the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in decision-making processes continues to grow. Today, humans have become dependent on algorithms to process information, guide behaviour and draw conclusions.  In a new study, researchers study how humans react to AI decision-making and explore the question: "is society... Read more

How Ethical is a Pig Heart Transplant?

2022 14 Jan

In a first-of-its-kind transplant surgery, the world’s first person received a heart transplant from a genetically modified pig. The patient, David Bennet, was too ill to qualify for a human heart. So far, he is doing well.   This could be an important medical breakthrough and could potentially shorten transplant waiting time for many patients around... Read more

AI ethical-legal issues: CAR White Paper

2019 10 Apr

Artificial intelligence ( AI ) software that analyses medical images is becoming increasingly prevalent. However, the promise of AI as a tool for promoting and enhancing personalised medicine can only be fulfilled with access to large quantities of medical data from patients. This data could be used for purposes such as predicting disease, diagnosis,... Read more