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RAND experts have often been among the pioneers of key scientific research, including computer analysis, satellite development, military technology, and the foundations of the Internet. RAND's research has also resulted in the development of new methodologies and ways of analyzing policy issues, from the Delphi method to Robust Decision Making.

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    Artificial Intelligence Applications to Support Teachers

    Jan 23, 2019

    Artificial intelligence could support teachers rather than replace them. But before the promise of AI in the classroom can be realized, risks and technical challenges must be addressed.

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    Biology, in the Language of the People

    Feb 21, 2019

    As technology and the ability to gather ever-growing amounts of data move further into the realms of biology and human performance, communication and transparency become increasingly important. Authors should consider whether they are using the words, examples, and models that connect with a broad audience most effectively.

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