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UN to Discuss the Use of Killer Robots

Several artificial intelligence experts have been calling for a ban on the use of so-called “killer robots”. Will their calls fall on deaf...

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Published: 2017-11-19 15:31 0

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An Awakening: Will Iceland’s Tallest Volcano Wreak Devastation Once Again?

Unusual seismic activity in the region of Öræfajökull, a formidable Icelandic volcano, has scientists worried that another eruption ma...

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Published: 2017-11-19 12:31 0

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Lab-Grown "Killer Mosquitoes": Our Hope To Eradicating the Disease They Carry?

Small but terrible. Although mosquitoes are tiny, they are dangerous, and rightfully so. As carriers of many diseases such as malaria, yellow fever,...

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Published: 2017-11-19 07:31 0

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2017 is Set to be One of the Hottest Years on Record

The year may not be up yet, but scientists are already saying that 2017 will be among the three hottest years on record.     Does this...

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Published: 2017-11-19 03:31 0

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Straight Outta Your Nightmares: Rare “Prehistoric” Shark with 300 Teeth Seen Off Portugal

A rarely-seen shark species that once occupied the world alongside dinosaurs--and may have inspired maritime myths of sea serpents--has been caught of...

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Published: 2017-11-18 20:31 0

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The Desperate Bid to Rescue 10 Stranded Sperm Whales

Rescuing one sperm whale, which can weigh 35,000 to 57,000 kilograms, is already quite the challenge. So how do you rescue 10 of the creatures, all of...

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Published: 2017-11-18 16:31 0

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Carbon Emissions are on the Rise Again, Reports Say

Carbon emissions levels remained largely unchanged for three years, but are now rising again. It’s still unclear, however, if this is the beginn...

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Published: 2017-11-18 10:31 0

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Brain Damage Due to Concussion May be Repaired by Inhaling Pure Oxygen!

Does it work? Let's find out! While common in contact sports, concussions can sometimes lead to long-term symptoms like headaches, mood changes, sl...

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Published: 2017-11-17 16:31 0

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And The Winners of The Biggest Computer Face-recognition Contest Are...

Led by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) and the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), this competition...

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Published: 2017-11-17 10:31 0

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Levitating Sand on Mars: Not a Magic Trick, Just Pure Physics!

Martian summer usually accompanies warm temperatures (duh?) up to 20°C. This melts some of the planet's ice deposits which, due to a thin atmosp...

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Published: 2017-11-17 06:31 0

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Watch The Gruesome Death of A Seabird as Giant Coconut Crab Attacks!

Well, that escalated quickly... The largest land dwelling crab in the world, the coconut crab or Birgus latro is more than just their name. Other t...

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Published: 2017-11-17 02:31 0

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Alzheimer's as a Blood Transfusion Transmissible Disease? You've Got to be Kidding

Can a person transmit Alzheimer’s disease to another one? Well, that's long know to be true in terms of the passing of genes... Similar disea...

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Published: 2017-11-17 01:31 0

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Huge Winged Predator was One of the Largest Animals to Ever Take Flight

This terrifying winged dinosaur, which was the size of a small aircraft, terrorized both the sky and land during its tenure on Earth. Good thing it&rs...

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Published: 2017-11-15 17:06 0

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Not All Insects Get Eaten When on Spider Webs--Some Can Manage to Steal Food in There!

Like these freeloading mites! Yes, a newly-discovered mite showed a peculiar way of living: living on spider webs and stealing food. This is actual...

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Published: 2017-11-15 08:06 0

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Why are We Having More Aggressive Female Birds?

They seem to be stopping their silence and now sing like males. Female dark-eyed juncos (Junco hyemalis) occasionally sang in captivity when inject...

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Published: 2017-11-15 05:06 0

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