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November 2, 2018

Turning cars into robot traffic managers

Self-driving cars may one day do more than just get us from point A to point B. By adjusting their speed and position while they merge they could also help reduce the bottlenecks and random slowdowns on busy thoroughfares like the Bay Bridge, getting us where we’re going faster and more efficiently than if we all drove ourselves.

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November 16, 2018

Psychology professor Alison Gopnik joins this program on early child development to discuss the relationship between children and the adults who care for them. Noting that parents often see their children as malleable, she says: "The idea…

November 14, 2018

Rapidly growing hospital consolidations in the past decade have largely eliminated competition and raised the cost of hospital admissions in most cases, according to a new analysis by researchers at Berkeley's Nicholas C. Petris Center on…

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November 14, 2018

Computer algorithms discriminate against black and Latino borrowers just as bank loan officers with biases do, according to a new Berkeley study. The researchers found that both online and human lenders earn higher profits by charging the…

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