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Researchers Find Lapses In Hospitals' Policies For Determining Brain Death

Most hospitals don't require neurologists, neurosurgeons or even fully trained doctors to make the ultimate call.

Kept Close Old Time Musketry
As This Moment Slips Away Joshua Redman & The Bad Plus

IBM's Watson analyzes a Twitter account of an unnamed user, breaking down needs, values and five personality traits: openness, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness, neuroticism (aka emotional range). IBM hide caption

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I Asked A Computer To Be My Life Coach

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An Evening I will Not Forget Dermot Kennedy
Swimming Pools (Drank) [Extended Version] [Version] Kendrick Lamar
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Lahore's Food Safety Czar Declares 'War' On Unhygienic Food

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What Artist Did You Fall In Love With In 2015?

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An Evening I will Not Forget Dermot Kennedy

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Researchers Find Lapses In Hospitals' Policies For Determining Brain Death

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Gene Editing Tool Hailed As A Breakthrough, And It Really Is One

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