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“I’m sorry” said the AI.
The doctor paused “Why?”
“You’re going to have a heart attack”
The police missed the tiny burn marks on his hand.

AI has featured in a number of science fiction stories since the genre started. Now, scientists have found that self-taught computers can perform even better than standard medical guidelines at predicting heart attacks. While this research has its limitations for practical application, it could help save more people in the future. //Alex Massey//

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