Artificial intelligence could help – if only we knew how it worked

'Digital doctors' can detect cancer with great accuracy, but as their self-taught algorithms are incomprehensible to humans, the question arises: Should we trust them?
Artificial intelligence

Another week, another way that artificial intelligence (AI) can supposedly outdo doctors.

According to a study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, AI can identify cancer from images of cervixes with greater accuracy than cytology.