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Researchers now identify separate neural pathways in the mouse brain that are active during the social transfer of fear and pain, offering a new look at the neurobiological roots of empathy.

Fears that advances in artificial intelligence, machine learning and robots will gut the labor force are overblown, according to the leader of a science and technology policy think tank.
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